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I often hear families say their mom or dad suddenly got dementia or they state their loved one with dementia declined rapidly over just a couple of days. Sometimes families will explain a loved one’s behavior as being so bizarre and out of the ordinary that they cannot understand what happened. I always ask if they have a history of UTI, or if they have been recently checked for a UTI. Families are shocked when they find out that their loved one had a urinary tract infection that caused their increased confusion, fatigue, falls and unusual behavior.
Dementia is a blanket term for many different types of cognitive impairments. Dementia is a chronic mental status change that happens over a significant amount of time, usually months and years. This change can be slow enough that the change over time can be hard to notice.
Delirium is a short-
Urinary tract infections are a common reason we see in-
If you or someone you know has had a sudden change in their cognition status, call Western Illinois Home Health Care 1-
Amanda Powell, BSW, is a Senior Care Manager at Western Illinois Home Health Care
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