Why Would an Older Adult Choose to Smell Rather Than Use Incontinence Products?
Should We Keep Telling Dad that He Has Alzheimer's?

What Could Cause An Older Adult's Personality to Change Overnight?

FatherDaughter_iStock-627674742Dear Carol: My dad, 86, lives with me. He has an academic’s personality, so we’ve often talked about different issues that spanned all disciplines. He’s always been gentle and kind and rarely criticized anyone unless that criticism was warranted. Dad's had significant health issues these last few years, which is why, after Mom died, we decided to live together. Suddenly, I can’t do anything right. Uncharacteristically, he's started yelling at people who try to help him. What's going on? – Scared

Continue reading on Egosancares blog for more about what can cause an overnight personality change in an older adult:

Purchase Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories – paperback or ebook 

General caregiving or incontinence questions? We’re here to help with ASK CAROL.

Egosan wants to help you live your life fully: Try Egosan premium underwear for discrete, dignified protection. For 20% off your first order on Amazon use promo Code: 20CareGivers.

***Egosan’s PEFC certification guarantees that their products are from sustainable, managed forests, recycled and controlled sources

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)