Dementia-Stricken Old Lady Was Constantly Dehydrated As She Forgot To Drink Water, Her Grandson Came Up With A Brilliant Idea
September 27, 2018 16:04
It may sound surprising, but dehydration is a very common problem among people suffering from dementia.
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The disease is characterized by a range of cognitive and social symptoms that interfere with daily functions, and dehydration in dementia patients may occur for several reasons: they literally forget to drink water, they don’t have the dexterity to drink or they don’t know how to quench thirst.