Preventing urinary tract infections (UTI) in the elderly

Definition A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in any part of your urinary system — your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Most infections involve the lower urinary tract — the bladder and the urethra. Symptoms Urinary tract infections don’t always cause signs and symptoms, but when they do they may include: A strong, […]

Check your functional mobility with the Timed Up & Go Test The Timed Up and Go test, also known as the TUG test, is a simple evaluative test used to measure your functional mobility. It is most often used in physical therapy to give your therapist an idea of how safely you can move around. The TUG test can also be used by your doctor […]

Coronavirus food preparedness: How to stock up for a possible 14-day quarantine? The coronavirus outbreak has quickly turned supermarkets and big-box retailers into a crowded mess with long lines and empty shelves. That’s understandable considering our local and national agencies recommended residents have a 14-day supply of food, medicine, and other daily household items as the positive coronavirus tests continued to mount. But are you getting […]

Healthy Habits to Help Prevent Flu The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu. There also are flu antiviral drugs that can be used to treat and […]

Why Bob Volunteers for Alzheimer’s Research

Bob wants to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s and dementia. Studies need healthy volunteers as much as volunteers with dementia. Watch to hear more about why Bob volunteers. Learn more at Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials. Search for clinical trials and studies related to Alzheimer’s, other dementias, mild cognitive impairment, and caregiving.

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