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  • C Diff in Elderly Adults: Causes, Symptoms, Recovery Clostridioides difficile, (often referred to as C. difficile or C. diff), is a bacterium that results in infection of your colon. This illness typically comes after the use of antibiotic medications and can result in diarrhea, life-threatening colon damage, fever, nausea, ... Continue Reading
  • Anemia in Seniors: Is Anemia Common in Elderly Adults? When someone has anemia, it means they do not have enough red blood cells, or the red blood cells they do have do not have enough hemoglobin. A lack of red blood cells or hemoglobin means not enough oxygen is being circulated through the body. Unfortunately, anemia is fairly ... Continue Reading
  • Constipation in Elderly Adults: Causes, Prevention, Complications Constipation is unfortunately common in elderly adults. There are a myriad of possible causes and fortunately many different options for preventing or treating constipation. Constipation in the Elderly While it is not necessarily true that an adult should have a bowel ... Continue Reading
  • Elderly Parent Won't Bathe: What To Do Being a caregiver is not easy. It is hard enough to watch your elderly parents and loved ones grow older. It becomes even more difficult when the tables turn and you must take care of them in the same ways they once took care of you. This includes watching out for your ... Continue Reading
  • Dehydration in Elderly Adults: Signs, Prevention, Recovery Dehydration in elderly adults is a common disorder that occurs when the body loses more fluid than it takes in. The causes of dehydration in the elderly vary from person to person. Dehydration in the elderly can be caused by medications, insufficient kidney function or ... Continue Reading
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