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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

How to Convince Seniors it’s Time for Adult Diapers

2019-04-08T18:37:38-04:00

For millions of older Americans, urinary incontinence is an inevitable part of the aging process. But due to pride and stubbornness, many seniors ignore its telltale signs while going about their daily activities. For family caregivers, convincing an aging in place elderly parent to wear adult diapers takes patience, understanding and respect.

How to Convince Seniors it’s Time for Adult Diapers2019-04-08T18:37:38-04:00