Dr. Vik Rajan is the founder of Houston Patient Advocacy, which provides health information and advocacy to patients and families who have questions about their health, feel lost in the medical system and need guidance, or need assistance with insurance claim denials or medical billing problems.

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Urinary tract infection (UTI) and dementia: Urinary tract infections in elders with dementia are more difficult to identify. Learn how UTIs affect seniors with dementia and treatment options to minimize recurrence.

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A patient advocate is hired by a patient/family to navigate the healthcare system, addressing health and billing issues, coordinating doctor care and much more.

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An excessively gassy elder can leave a caregiver torn between respecting their dignity and wanting to get some fresh air. For seniors, there's always that nagging fear that excess gas may indicate a messy accident or a serious digestive problem.