SILVERcare is a locally owned, licensed home care agency, providing quality home care in Washington, NC. We were established in 1993 in Greenville, North Carolina. We provide in-home assistance and personal care services to the elderly, disabled and injured. We like to think of ourselves as mature America’s best friend.

There’s no denying that drinking water is the most important part of your daily routine. Our bodies are made up of about 60% water. So, we need to constantly replenish this essential component for our health.

You’ve probably heard the advice to drink 8 glasses of water a day. However, the amount of water you need daily depends on a number of factors, including your weight, age, sex, and level of physical activity. In fact, you likely need more than 8 glasses of water a day. There are a number of online resources to help you figure out the right amount of water for you, or you can ask a healthcare professional. In general, you can’t drink too much water. So, go pour yourself a glass!

Drinking water comes with a number of health benefits including more energy, a decrease in appetite, more hydrated skin, and a more regulated body temperature. It’s also important to avoid, or at least limit, drinks containing a lot of sugar, as these can actually dehydrate you in the long run. Much of Earth and our bodies are made up of water. So, pour yourself an ice cold glass today of this important resource!

For all of your home care needs in the Washington, NC area, give us a call at SILVERcare today!

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