Another danger is the extremely stubborn aging parent who needs help but refuses all offers. You’ve tried. You suggested getting someone to come in and help with bathing or cooking or other everyday things. Your parent says, “I’m fine, leave me alone!” Leaving your aging parent alone is dangerous. They are at risk for lots of things: elder abuse, falls, poor nutrition, complete isolation, living in a mess, self-neglect. When you’re not sure how to get past that stubborn resistance we offer guidance. It will help you to have the expertise of a professional, experienced geriatric psychologist to advise you. Know what to say and do with our help.