• Physical health: Limitations caused by chronic diseases or physical disability may cause difficulty performing daily activities such as walking, dressing, and preparing meals.
  • Mental health: Diagnosis of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, or dementia may result in confusion, disorientation or isolation.
  • Concerns about medications: Inability to take medication as directed or a need for intravenous (IV) drugs or dialysis.
  • Support systems: Lack of a support system, such as key friends and family who can be called in an emergency and are able to assist when you need them.
  • Finances: Difficulty managing your own financial affairs or inability to meet present and future care and home maintenance needs with current income sources.