Ways to Prevent Dehydration
Updated: Jul 1, 2021
Dehydration is a year-round problem, but it's especially important to think about as we get into the hotter months of the year. Not getting enough fluids can be a serious health risk for anyone, especially older adults.
Signs of Dehydration
Little or no urination
Cold hands and feet
How to Prevent Dehydration
There are many ways to increase the amount of fluid you're drinking. Some options include:
Flavored water or juice
Raw fruits & vegetables
Keep beverages close by to encourage drinking
Try different temperatures of drinks. You might find you like room temperature water more than ice-cold water, or vice-versa.