Posts by Dovid Urbach

Chlorella: Why You Should Add This Superfood To Your Diet

What is Chlorella? If this is the first time you’ve come across the word chlorella, you may think it is a disease. However, chlorella is actually a green algae, known as a superfood, which offers many potential health benefits and fights disease. Health Benefits According to WebMD, “chlorella is used for: preventing cancer, reducing radiation…

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HOW EFFECTIVE IS THE FLU VACCINATION THIS YEAR?

Flu Vaccine for the Elderly Flu vaccinations have been the focus of serious debate. On one-hand, the vaccine has the potential to protect people from serious illness. On the other hand, its effectiveness is questionable and it exposes people to potential risks. When it comes to the elderly population, an additional risk is present: a…

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TAKING AN ACTIVE ROLE AS A RESIDENT IN A SKILLED NURSING FACILITY

“Men must necessarily be the active agents of their own well-being and well-doing… they themselves must in the very nature of things be their own best helpers” – Samuel Smiles   Active Participation A skilled nursing facility (SNF) can conjure various images in a resident’s mind. Taking an active part in the healing process, though,…

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