Presenter: Maria L. Wellisch, R.N., LNFA
Fluid intake is important for people of all ages and dehydration in the elderly is especially crucial issue. When older adults become dehydrated, they may experience muscle cramps, disorientation, confusion and many other threatening healthcare conditions. If they are severely dehydrated, they may go into shock, which can be life threatening. In this video training, caregivers will learn more about the importance of hydration and strategies to increase fluid intake for yourself and the people you care for.