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Hydration smarts for older adults

Hydration smarts for older adults

A few weeks ago I listened to a webinar that presented some rather alarming information about hydration in older adults. Food intake surveys show that for age 70+, 80% of women and almost all men fail to meet even the minimum fluid intake recommendations. The 

For older adults, it’s always hydration season

For older adults, it’s always hydration season

As the weather heat up, people start thinking more seriously about hydration. You might be more diligent about drinking water or carrying a water bottle with you. All well and good. But for older adults, hydration isn’t just for hot weather. Aging messes with our