What is it?

Your ability to recognize and understand your abilities and limitations.


How can it affect you?

You may attempt tasks that are unsafe or too difficult.


Strategies for you and your caregiver

  • Clear your surroundings of clutter
  • Keep your walking aids or assistive devices close by
  • Have a plan when you go out
  • Identify a friend or family member you trust to help you with decisions about what things are safe to do on your own and what things you may need help with