Posts Tagged ‘senior dehydration’

For Seniors, It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Humidity

As they say, it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. This is especially true for seniors with health conditions such as heart disease, lung disease, kidney disease, and high blood pressure (also known as hypertension). In general, seniors are greater risk for heat-related conditions, such as dehydration, heat stress, and sunstroke. This is due to…

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3 Tips for Avoiding Senior Dehydration

Summertime, and the living is easy… But the easy pleasures of summer can also increase the danger of dehydration, particularly in the senior population. In fact, according to the Health Care Financing Administration, dehydration is one of the ten most frequent causes of hospitalization for Medicare recipients. Why are seniors more susceptible to dehydration? They…

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