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Urinary Tract Infections UTI and Seniors

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) are some of the most common infectious diseases to hit seniors. whether they are living at home or in a rehabilitation facility. UTI can come on very suddenly with burning, pain, frequency and urgency. Sometimes, however, UTI can go unnoticed especially in seniors who are incontinent. The pain of UTI can…

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Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis

What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? Rheumatoid arthritis is an immune system condition, or “autoimmune disorder,” that causes inflammation of the lining of the joints. It may also affect the skin, eyes, lungs, heart, blood, and nerves. Although RA symptoms can come and go, the disease can worsen over time and may never go away. Early,…

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