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Dehydration Not Just a Summer Thing!

Angie SzumlinskiNews

Older adults are more susceptible to dehydration. There are many reasons for this, including:  A decline in totally body fluid,  Lowered thirst response,  Decreased kidney function,  Health conditions and medications.  Recognizing the symptoms of dehydration is important so you can assist your residents in replacing lost fluids. Some of the signs and symptoms of dehydration include dry mouth, fatigue, new …