Dementia vs. Delirium: What’s the Difference?

One major difference: dementia doesn’t go away, but delirium does -- that is, when the underlying cause is properly treated. It gets complicated though, because the erratic, paranoid, and sometimes frightening behaviors associated with delirium can be quite similar ...

 
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At Home or In Assisted Living: UTIs and Seniors

It can happen at home or in assisted living. It generally happens because of hygiene changes due to physical limitations (resulting from a stroke, for example) or confusion (perhaps related to dementia), says Candace Rotolo of AgingCare.com.

Delirium, paranoia, ...

 
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