Refuses to allow any caregiving help in the
Keep in mind that any kind of change can be very frightening
for elders and fear of the unknown can be greatly intensified.
Have their doctor write a "prescription" saying
that they must have a caregiver come in to help them. Ask
the doctor to sternly advise them that they must have some
caregiving help in their home, or legal action may have
to be taken.
You can also have a elder care agency send a social worker
to help convince your parent how much easier things would
be if someone came in to help them. Assure your loved one
that you will monitor the caregiver to make sure things
get done properly. More tips on page 286
of Elder Rage.