From Our Experts-Summertime Hydration Tips

As summer time approaches it is especially important to focus on staying well hydrated. It is difficult for older adults to drink enough fluids due to decreased thirst sensation, fear of incontinence and difficulty regulating body temperature when hot. Water is an essential nutrient, just as protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals are to a person’s overall health. Drinking adequate amounts of fluid, especially … More From Our Experts-Summertime Hydration Tips