For various reasons, seniors are at higher risk for getting an infection than are non-seniors. If you are concerned about protecting your aging-in-place parents from infections, here are some tips from the experts.
UTIs are not only uncomfortable, left untreated they can cause kidney failure and bloodstream infections. Because of those potential risks, if you’re currently caring for an aging in place loved one, learning how to recognize and prevent UTIs in seniors is important. What follows are some UTI-prevention habits that every senior should practice.