Thirsty or not, older people need to stay hydrated…

March 3rd, 2014 1 Comment

The Importance of Seniors Staying Hydrated

March is National Nutrition Month. Good nutrition and staying hydrated go hand-in-hand. Is your senior loved one getting enough fluids? Dehydration may be a significant problem with seniors, especially in the winter months, when they don’t “feel” thirsty. Health problems such as eczema, fatigue, depression, fatigue, headaches, and more can occur when one is dehydrated. The general rule of thumb is that each person should drink at least 8 glasses of fluids each day. Drink up!

Read more about dehydration in seniors during winter.


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