Mom, almost 90, is in independent living. Very anxious about everthing. My MIL recently had MRSA after surgery, mom kept thinking that MIL would die from it. A week ago, mom was dxed with a UTI, turned out to be MRSA. Question is, do we tell her after the fact that it was MRSA? We've been trying to get her to understand that she's got to use more sosp, hand sanitizer, etc, due to germs. Wonder what the collective wisdom here is.
We just told him that he had an infection. He has Dementia, and he was really having a tough time. He pulled through, but there were times we were not sure if he would..
I would refer to his illness while he was in the hospital as the "infection"