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How can seniors prevent dehydration?

Dr. Aruna V. Josyula, MD
Geriatric Medicine Specialist

As the body ages, it has less tolerance for dehydration. Therefore, seniors should remain aware of their daily fluid intake and any conditions or medications that could lead to dehydration. Drinking water is the best prevention.

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