Posts by Dovid

Medicare Open Enrollment – Here Are Your Options

Medicare Open Enrollment, known as the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) started this past Monday (October 15) and will last until December 7, 2018. What can you do During Medicare Open Enrollment? There are many changes you can make to your Medicare plan during this time. Health insurance broker, Louise Norris offers a good overview. Here’s…

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Understanding The Winter Blues

Despite still having about a month-and-a-half until winter officially starts, the days are getting shorter. So it isn’t too early to talk about the winter blues. What are the Winter Blues? Simply put, the winter blues is when you feel sad or down during the winter without being able to connect your change of mood…

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World Mental Health Day 2018

October 10th is World Mental Health Day. Mental health isn’t only a concern for youth or young adults. In-fact, about 15% of adults over the age of 60 deal with a mental disorder, According to the World Health Organization (WHO). World Mental Health Day Objective World Mental Health Day was established for “raising awareness of…

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When A Parent With Dementia Wants To Go Home

Watching a parent or a loved one suffer from dementia can be excruciating. The sad reality overshadows the nostalgic memories of the past and you’re left caring for the person who had always been there to care for you. Fortunately, facilities that tend to your loved one’s dementia care, such as Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation,…

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Lessons From Centenarians

Centenarians garner lots of attention. People always want to know their secret to longevity or ‘how they did it.’ But, often, there’s actually a lot more to centenarians than their long years. Many of them, for example, left significant imprints on society and helped make the world a better place through their unique contributions and…

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Assisted Living and Identity Issues

What’s an Identity? Identity is a psychological concept that applies to all of mankind. We all have an identity, which basically makes up our qualities, personality, expressions, beliefs and looks. As we get older, we start to define ourselves: “That’s just how I am.” Or, “That’s not me.” Our identities help us filter out what’s…

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Is Honey Bad For Your Heart?

When it comes to caring for your heart, you don’t want to take any shortcuts. You know the importance of a healthy diet and taking care of yourself. But have you ever considered honey for your heart? You should. Honey and Cardiovascular Diseases Honey has many health benefits. In modern times, it has even been…

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Journaling – Why You Should Write A Journal

Have you ever thought about writing a journal? Well, it’s never too late. Here are three reasons why you should start your journaling journey. Therapeutic Benefits Journaling can be therapeutic. Writing and expressing your thoughts and feelings can give you clarity and leave you feeling grateful. You may start to notice things you’ve overlooked or…

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