June 2006, Volume 106, Issue 6;
Stepping up to a water fountain, opening a can of soda, or pouring a glass of a favorite beverage, may seem effortless to you. For many older adults, a range of complicating factors make what is effortless for you, unlikely or impossible for them.
Learn how to make hydration an integral component of all patient interactions and social activities. This program provides viewers with simple steps you can take to improve hydration among older adults, and reduce many of the associated problems including UTIs and pressure ulcers.