Why do elderly people keep hard candy in their purses and pockets?
- LynnmarieLv 72 months agoFavourite answer
They may get a dry mouth or dry cough or need a sugar boost at times.
(That's why I do it, anyway)
- robert2020Lv 61 month ago
I don't myself. And I don't know anybody else who does.
I think this may be a troll question too.
- Anonymous1 month ago
To suck when their mouth is dry. We make less saliva as we age so any kind of hard sweet (that will last for a long time), and create saliva, is beneficial.
- FrankLv 71 month ago
I think it could be for 2 reasons. 1. Incase we need something to moisten our mouth during the day or 2. Incase we bump into a friend or relative with kids and we wish to give them a sweet (candy where you are).
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- 2 months ago
Hard candy doesn't melt, chocolate does.
- reme_1Lv 72 months ago
Probably because seniors take so much medication that it dries up their mouths.
- tedLv 52 months ago
We like to eat candy. I always carry hard candy when I was in my 20's and 30's. I am now 70-years-old, and I still carry hard candy whenever I leave my home.
- pearlmarLv 72 months ago
I'm 86 and I don't and I don't know anybody who does.
- Anonymous2 months ago
They never know when the opportunity may arise to bang a young filly. Over 18 of course.