In older adults, urinary tract infections can quickly result in confusion and delusions. If your loved one suddenly becomes confused, delusional and seems to have increased issues with mobility or balance, suspect a urinary tract infection. It’s easy to contact the physician for an appointment or to collect a sample for analysis. By catching urinary tract infections early, more serious issues can be avoided. Other issues that may result in similar outcomes may be dehydration and lack of nutrition, also very common with older adults and very serious often resulting in similar health issues.

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