Why Are UTIs Common in Senior Citizens?

UTIs or urinary tract infections are serious infections that can hit at any age. They are more common in senior citizens. They're also more common in women due to the proximity of the urethra's opening to the anus. The tube to the bladder is also shorter, which makes it easier for bacteria to travel to the bladder. Aging Health reports that about 10 percent of senior women over the age of … [Read more...]