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AA Senior Care Services - Sudden Altered Mental Status in the Elderly

Sudden Altered Mental Status in the Elderly… Suspect Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Do you know that a sudden altered mental state can be caused by infection?

Often the only presenting symptom in the elderly with an infection is a change in mental status or decline in functioning.   Cognitive impairment in the elderly makes it very difficult to suspect a urinary tract infection is brewing.   Urinary tract infections are the most common cause of bacteremia (bacteria in the blood) in older adults.

Are You Crazy For Cranberries?

Did you know that cranberries are very nutritious

The holiday season is approaching and fresh, frozen and canned cranberries take a prominent display position in the supermarkets.  Did you know that researchers are now classifying cranberries as a super phytonutrient fruit right up there with blueberries?  So if you are not crazy about cranberries,