It took Connie Stones father too long to figure out his mother was suffering from the onset of blindness.
I remember my father said if only he had looked at his mothers checkbook, he would have known how much trouble she was having, says Stone, a financial planner in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Her grandmothers tortured scrawl offered a telltale sign -- even when she couldnt (or didnt) want to convey her struggles verbally. It can be kind of a litmus test to see if somebody is either having difficulty physically or cognitively.
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