How to Beat Dehydration Among Seniors

As aging sets in, an elderly person becomes prone to dehydration because of changing thirst perceptions, loss of renal concentration and failing vasopressin effectiveness (Lavizzo-Mourey, 1987). There are several side effects of dehydration, including infection, seizures, kidney failure, brain inflammation and coma or at worse, death. Thus, prevention of dehydration among the elderly is critical. Why Hydration is Important Water… read more →