It’s astounding how many adults are chronically dehydrated.
Drinking enough water helps your body work better and helps you feel better. It helps your metabolism work better and improves your concentration.
Staying hydrated becomes more important as we age. Dehydration is one of the top 10 reasons for hospitalizations among the elderly!
If you’re taking care of a senior, be sure to encourage them to get enough fluids every day.
Boost your water consumption
It’s easy to have a glass of water on your desk at work or your table at home, ready to go whenever you’re feeling thirsty. You can also make it a habit to drink a glass of before each meal.
If you’re not a fan of the taste of regular water, you can drink decaffeinated teas or fruit infusions.
Some foods are packed with water: like juicy fruits and warm soups.
Infographics used with permission from Waterlogic.
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