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.


  1. Sneha

    People can also use colace/senna or miralax, but be aware that if constipation is severe and persists with other symptoms like abdominal pain to go see a health care provider immediately

  2. Narasimhan

    Will drinking lots of water help too?

    • admin

      Yes, of course. Need to watch if they are in fluid restriction.

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