Staying hydrated is always important for seniors’ health. However, in the summer when temperatures are high and people are more likely to spend more time in the sun, consuming enough fluids is particularly essential. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explained that as people age, their ability to sense and respond to temperature changes decreases. Health professionals should take this into consideration and focus on providing seniors with hydration advice during the summer season.
According to Hydration for Health, people’s body water content is reduced as they age. Health providers should remind their older patients that this not …read more