10 Common Health Care Mistakes Made By Seniors
-Driving when it’s no longer safe.
-Failure to have a system or plan for managing medication.
-Not having a primary care physician who reviews the overall medical plan for treatment.
-Not seeking medical attention when early warning signs occur.
-Failure to participate in prevention programs.
-Fighting the aging process and its appearance.
-Reluctance to discuss intimate health problems with a doctor/health care provider.
-Not understanding what their doctor told them about their health problem or medical treatment plan.
-Disregarding the serious potential and consequences of a fall.
-Not asking loved ones for help.
BONUS: Waiting until there is a crisis before they considering a transition to a safer living environment..