Elder neighbor in crisis?

Liz Taylor answers a question many people have about family, friends, the person down the hall who no longer seems to be taking care of themselves.

What should I do to help — if I have a responsibility — and how long do I wait for the son to act before I become concerned enough to take action?

A: So many good questions, a few good answers. Let’s start with the basics.

…it takes a village to help older people to thrive. This is why: Your neighbor’s brain is misfiring and causing her great harm…. But let’s say there is no son, or he can’t get her to see a doctor — what then? Two alternatives.

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