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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

Signs that Your Aging Parent has Dementia

2018-08-19T12:44:31-04:00

Unfortunately, there’s no cure for dementia. But caught early on, there are now ways to help slow the disease’s progression. Therefore, initially recognizing dementia’s onset is very important. Dementia symptoms can be clinically broken down into two categories; psychological and cognitive.

Signs that Your Aging Parent has Dementia2018-08-19T12:44:31-04:00