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How to Assist a Senior with Sundowners Syndrome

2020-08-17T14:34:08-04:00

Your elderly mother has Alzheimer’s, so dealing with her restlessness, confusion and memory loss during the day is something that you’re used to. But lately you’ve noticed that as evening approaches mom’s behavior becomes even more strange and unpredictable. Caring for a senior with Sundowner’s Syndrome presents unique challenges. Here are some ways to manage it more effectively.

How to Assist a Senior with Sundowners Syndrome2020-08-17T14:34:08-04:00

Signs and Symptoms of a Urinary Tract Infection in Elderly Adults

2019-10-04T14:45:55-04:00

Although it’s not uncommon to get a urinary tract infection (UTI), they can be quite harmful and dangerous for those aged 65-and-above. Complications that are possible when a senior gets a UTI include bloodstream infections (sepsis) and irreversible kidney damage. Many aging in place seniors who are the recipients of in-home care also have dementia, making it hard on a caregiver to determine if they have a UTI in the first place.

Signs and Symptoms of a Urinary Tract Infection in Elderly Adults2019-10-04T14:45:55-04:00