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  • Mental Symptoms of UTI in Elderly Adults Hallucinations in elderly adults with urinary tract infection (UTI) can be quite common. But why do UTIs cause mental confusion? Can UTI cause paranoia in elderly? In this post, we explain what a UTI is and how it can impact seniors. Understanding the link between UTIs and ... Continue Reading
  • Kidney Cancer in Elderly Adults Kidney cancer begins when healthy cells in one or both kidneys grow out of control and form a tumor. With the National Kidney Foundation reporting about 62,000 cases each year in the U.S., this blog post focuses on what elderly patients need to know about this prevalent ... Continue Reading
  • Questions to ask a Kidney Doctor If you suffer from recurrent kidney infections, persistent low back pain, diabetes, high blood pressure, or if you are elderly and have a family history of kidney disease, your primary care physician may refer you to a nephrologist, commonly known as a kidney doctor. Your ... Continue Reading
  • Pros and Cons of Dialysis in Elderly Adults When adults experience kidney failure, they may have to undergo dialysis treatment. Dialysis, otherwise known as renal replacement therapy, is the removal of excess waste from the blood. A kidney failure prognosis without dialysis for the elderly is impossible to determine ... Continue Reading
  • Caring for Someone on Dialysis: FAQ’s Dialysis sounds like a scary subject. One reason dialysis might sound intimidating is that you may not know anything about it, or have preconceived ideas about it being uncomfortable or difficult. But knowledge is power, and learning more about dialysis can help make the ... Continue Reading
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