Saturday, January 25, 2014

Alzheimers and Peeing in Places

A reader came to the Alzheimer's Reading Room after searching Bing using these keywords

Alzheimers and Peeing in Places

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Interestingly, Bing recommended this article which they then clicked through to


This is a very detailed article that explains how when persons living with dementia start peeing all over the place, it is very likely that they are suffering from an undetected urinary tract infections.

Other signs of an undetected UTI include:
  • Mean or hard to deal with behavior
  • A sudden loss or wosening of memory
  • Increased confusion
  • Dullness
  • And sometimes, the inability to talk coherently.
The article referenced above goes into great detail on how to deal with this problem


To learn more about Alzheimers and Dementia care visit the Alzheimer's Reading Room Knowledge Base

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