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Man invented edible water jellies that resemble candy to help hydrate dementia patients


If you've ever had a relative or a good friend with Alzheimer's or dementia, you'll know that even something as simple as staying hydrated can get extremely difficult. They might forget to drink water, not feel thirsty, or they might be unable to swallow thin liquids. 

And according to the Alzheimer's Society, "some medications and dementia-related illnesses can also make dehydration worse."

This is something that Lewis Hornby knows all too well, his grandmother Pat, an Alzheimer's patient, was once rushed to the hospital and diagnosed with a severe case of dehydration