As we get older, our bodies become more fragile and vulnerable. Health problems also tend to accumulate, and one minor illness or accident can have devastating consequences and even threaten our lives. That’s why most senior people are regularly monitored by doctors and take a series of medicine to control minor health conditions.
However, there’s a problem that is often overlooked: dehydration. According to medical research, this issue may affect up to one in every two senior citizens. That’s 50% of all seniors being chronically dehydrated. It’s a terrifying statistic. In this regard, caregivers must pay special attention to the needs of the elderly and help them stay hydrated, especially since the health risks of dehydration in seniors are quite severe.
In this article, we will tell you everything you need to know about dehydration. If you are a caregiver to an older person or if you are at this stage of life, this reading might help you take very important preventive measures.
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