One myth we often hear about aging is that it’s not unusual to be confused when you’re old. It’s true that we can expect many changes as part of normal aging. But a sudden change in cognitive function—or the way we think and process information—is not one of them.
Pay attention on following signs among elderly, when:
Knowing the risk factors for sudden confusion among elderly as following:
Several practical steps to help these elderly include:
Most importantly, every caregiver should really listen to elderly concerns. For example, spend more time, sit down, make eye contact, and really listen for dialogue.