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Here are some reasons why hydration is so important:
Dehydration has been reported to be a frequent cause of hospital admission for older adults. While we may forget to drink water frequently, it is essential for various bodily functions. Adequate hydration plays a key role in many aspects of our physical and mental health. Here are some of the reasons why it's so important:
Dehydration can have serious health consequences, so it's crucial to tell your doctor how much water you are drinking and prioritize hydration as part of your daily routine to maintain optimal health and well-being.
Did you know that Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) is the longest-serving VNA in the state of New Jersey? So we know a thing or two about healthy aging and how to successfully “age in place” while avoiding hospitalization and nursing homes. We suggest that you learn more about our home health care services and make a plan to age at home before you have a health emergency.
Medicare and supplemental insurance often do not cover all the care our patients and caregivers need. If you would like to help, please visit vnannj.org/donate or call VNA Foundation at 973-451-4148.
The Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) is a leading provider of comprehensive home health care services in Morris, Hunterdon, Sussex, Warren, Somerset, and Passaic Counties in Northern New Jersey. Established in 1898, generations have known that just one call to VNA opens the door to quality, patient-centered home health care solutions that allow patients to remain in the comfort of their homes with dignity, health, and independence.
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