Care recipient (cr) needs to stay hydrated during the summer heat

Try: Offer cr plenty of water if cr won’t drink plain water try adding some lemon or orange juice to it avoid iced coffee and other highly caffeinated drinks or sodas loaded with sodium which is bad for heart health avoid drinking alcohol which is dehydrating

Materials: Lemons or other fruit

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical

Information: n/a

References: protecting seniors from dangerous summer heat by june fletcher 2011 available at www agingcare com

Keywords: Heat dehydration staying cool hot weather

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

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