Thursday, July 10, 2014

Is your loved one drinking enough water?

“Our perception of thirst goes down as we age,” says Dr. Rangaraj Gopalraj, a geriatrician with UofL Physicians. “It is easy, especially for older adults, to dehydrate in the summer months. To avoid dehydration...

...get an idea of how much loved ones are drinking by filling a pitcher with water and encouraging at least eight glasses over the course of the day. The pitcher will give you a visual measurement of how much water has been taken in.”

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