Posts by Dovid

Disability Insurance Awareness Month

Anyone familiar with Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation needs no introduction to the world of disabilities, unfortunately. And although there are excellent solutions for your loved one’s health and wellbeing, as you are equally familiar with, not all Americans are so fortunate when it comes to their incomes. This is why The Council for Disability Awareness (CDA) took…

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Natural Energy Boosters

“The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel.” – Anthony Robbins Do you ever feel a lack of energy? You’re not alone. It’s pretty normal for your energy levels to drop at times. Sometimes it could be a lack of quality sleep. Other times…

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3 Guidelines To Improve Your Listening Skills

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” – Bryant H. McGill In our last post, on National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW) at Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation, we wrote about the importance of listening. But, as you probably know, listening isn’t simple. Sometimes we lose…

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National Skilled Nursing Care Week At Delmar Nursing And Rehabilitation!

National Skilled Nursing Care Week This week marks the nation’s 51st annual National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW). In 1967, the American Health Care Association (AHCA) helped establish what was then known as National Nursing Home Week, to highlight the role of skilled nursing care centers in caring for America’s seniors and disabled. Since then, the…

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Anxiety Among Adults In America Today

“Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.” – Soren Kierkegaard Have you been feeling a bit anxious over the past year? You’re not alone. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) just released a poll, showing a rise in stress and anxiety among American adults, across the nation. “Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., says…

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Sleep As If Your Health Depended On It

“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.” – Thomas Dekker Sleeping too little isn’t just about how tired you feel; it can be very dangerous. According to a study 1 by the U.S. Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Sleep Medicine and Research, sleeping less than 7 hours may lead to:…

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Cognition And Muscular Strength

“Cognition can happen in many different ways and combinations.” – Pearl Zhu Despite Delaware’s lower percentage of people with disabilities, according to the 2016 Disability Statistics Annual Report – “less than one third (33.3%) of elderly,” cognitive impairment worries 60% of adults, to some degree. And “more than 16 million people in the United States…

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Artificial Sweeteners’ Effect On Obesity And Diabetes

“Artificial sweeteners also mess with your metabolism.” – Suzanne Somers “137.88 million Americans used sugar substitutes in 2017.” Are you one of them? The reasoning goes that sugar is dangerous for your health, so you’re better off using artificial sweeteners instead. Sounds good, but is sugar the worse of the two? Researchers from the Medical…

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