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Weitzman, L. (2019, August 15). The Juggling Act of the Working Caregiver. Retrieved from https://www.guideposts.org/caregiving/resource-center/the-juggling-act-of-the-working-caregiver

Cardellini, J. (2019, August 15). 4 Tips for Dealing with Summer Heat. Retrieved from https://www.guideposts.org/caregiving/family-caregiving/aging-parents/4-tips-for-dealing-with-summer-heat

Carney, A. (2019, August 15). 5 Ways to Get More Involved with Your Community. Retrieved from https://www.guideposts.org/caregiving/resource-center/5-ways-to-get-more-involved-with-your-community

Hayes, J. (2019, August 15). How to Spot the Signs of Elder Abuse. Retrieved from https://www.guideposts.org/caregiving/resource-center/how-to-spot-the-signs-of-elder-abuse

Delirium with UTIs in Older Adults

Have you noticed a change in the behavior of an older adult you care for? Perhaps this change has taken place over the span of several days, and includes symptoms such as confusion, restlessness, hallucinations or social withdrawal? Before we jump to the conclusion that a loved one has the beginnings of dementia, we should have a physical exam performed by a physician. They instead might be suffering from delirium brought on by a urinary tract infection (UTI).

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09/10/2019