Care recipient (cr) gets constipated due to medications and inactivity

Try: Make sure cr eats plenty of fresh fruit vegetables and foods high in fibers try to get cr to drink at least 8 glasses of water a day make sure cr avoids constipating foods like cheese rice bananas etc try to get cr to exercise as much as he she will tolerate

Materials: Fresh fruit vegetables and foods high in fibers water bottle

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical

Information: n/a

References: caregiver’s handbook by the caregiver education and support services seniors counseling and training case management services of the san diego county mental health services no date available at www acsu buffalo edu

Keywords: Constipation bowels exercise diet nutrition dehydrated hydration inactivity

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

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