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Dehydration in older adults

Encourage older adults to drink more water by keeping full glass of ice within reach Dehydration often found in older adult due to poor fluid intake. It is important to hydrate to prevent complications. With dehydration, the body becomes starved for oxygen

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Dehydration in older adults

Encourage older adults to drink more water by keeping full glass of ice within reach Dehydration often found in older adult due to poor fluid intake. It is important to hydrate to prevent complications. With dehydration, the body becomes starved for oxygen

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Alzheimer and dementia patients

Please post simple, short, written instructions with block letters in patients residence to help with activity of daily living. For example: USE WALKER, DRINK WATER, KEEP REMOTE, PHONE, URINAL AND WATER IN REACH, CALL AMBULANCE FOR EMERGENCY, DONOT TURN ON STOVE OR HOT

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Alzheimer and dementia patients

Please post simple, short, written instructions with block letters in patients residence to help with activity of daily living. For example: USE WALKER, DRINK WATER, KEEP REMOTE, PHONE, URINAL AND WATER IN REACH, CALL AMBULANCE FOR EMERGENCY, DONOT TURN ON STOVE OR HOT

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Identification bracelet

Patient with chronic diseases  like diabetic, seizure disorder, on blood thinner, congestive heart failure, serious allergy, dementia, Alzheimer who needs immediate medical treatment should have identification bracelet to prevent complications. When elderly goes alone for a walk, or Doctors appointments, or meeting

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Identification bracelet

Patient with chronic diseases  like diabetic, seizure disorder, on blood thinner, congestive heart failure, serious allergy, dementia, Alzheimer who needs immediate medical treatment should have identification bracelet to prevent complications. When elderly goes alone for a walk, or Doctors appointments, or meeting

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Constipation in older adults

Add fruits, fibers, fluids in diet. Warm prune juice will have more effect to prevent constipation. Encourage ambulation and increase in mobility.

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Constipation in older adults

Add fruits, fibers, fluids in diet. Warm prune juice will have more effect to prevent constipation. Encourage ambulation and increase in mobility.

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