Most of us can easily recognize the discomfort: burning, pain, annoyance. Let’s face it: urinary tract infections (UTIs) are no fun. If you are older, a UTI may be less easy to detect but possibly life-threatening. Millions of seniors wind up in hospitals each year due to UTIs and many even acquire UTIs from hospital catheters. These infections are sometimes difficult to diagnose and challenging to treat. While men can suffer, women are more likely to be afflicted- and 1/3 of women over 85 get a UTI each year. To find out more about the parameters of this all too common infection, Read Here. If you’re wondering whether cranberries works to combat UTIs, read about this new study of female nursing home patients Here. And for more general info on good bladder health, read this National Institute of Health guideline Here.