Most of us should be drinking more water, and we know it. The general rule is that everyone should drink about 64 ounces, or two quarts, of water a day but some experts caution that there is no magic number – we should all just be drinking more.
For seniors, dehydration is serious business. In fact, it is one of the leading causes of hospitalization for people over 65, and can even lead to death. Here are some easy ways to tell if an older person is dehydrated:
A diet of fruits and vegetables can comprise some of the RDA of water, but here are some other tips to avoid dehydration:
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