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..