Care recipient (cr) doesn’t like drinking water for hydration and is looking for alternatives

Try: Encourage the cr to try the following alternatives for hydration eat or drink soup or broth eat a gelatin product such as jell-o add a powdered mix such as crystal light or kool aid to the water this may make it taste better expecially if it is well chilled and not watered down

Materials: Soup gellatin product such as jell-o powdered drink mix such as crystal light

Categories: Medical Physical, Good Taste, So-So Taste, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

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References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Constipation bowel movement can’t poop trouble pooping hasn’t pooped lately dehydrated not drinking enough fluids fiber

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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