Regardless of age, there are precautions all of us should take: frequent, thorough handwashing, avoiding nonessential travel and large groups of people, and disinfecting frequently touched objects. One of the most crucial steps those over 60 can take, though, is to avoid visiting with grandchildren and other young people.
Applying lessons from the RJ movement to the right-to-die movement might mean understanding that “choice” at the end of life includes not only the choice to hasten death but also the choice to live and die according to one’s values and with better medical, social, financial, and environmental supports for the ill or frail elderly and their caregivers.
Some dementia symptoms in older women such as delirium or confusion may actually be caused by the cumulative effect of taking certain over-the-counter drugs, or even by urinary tract infections.
UTI: an infection in the urinary system (your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra). Most infections involve the lower urinary tract (the bladder and the urethra). Urinary tract infections are more common in women.
Lichen sclerosus is an immunological disease that causes irritated skin around external genitalia, usually in the form of white patches where the skin becomes thin, wrinkled, and extremely sensitive.