By Anna Hazard
Proper hydration when it comes to the elderly is always an important consideration due to the many factors that tend to put seniors at greater risk of dehydration. Such elements to keep in mind include...
Signs & Symptoms
Dehydration (when a body loses more water than it takes in) can lead to such complication as urinary tract problems, dental disease, compromised immune systems, constipation, kidney & heart problems, increased chance of falling, pneumonia & other respiratory problems, and even up to death. Adequate liquid intake allows the body to properly regulate its own temperature, maintain blood pressure & the body's circulatory system, and to eliminate bodily waste.
Tips & Tricks
News updates, tips, and guides on senior care, senior health, stress relief and a host of other caregiving related topics from the professionals at Ella Stewart Care.