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August Is National Immunization Awareness Month

Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation is proud to announce National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). National Immunization Awareness Month, which takes place every August, is meant “to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in preventing serious, sometimes deadly, diseases across the lifespan.”1 Importance of Immunization You’d think we wouldn’t need a month to raise awareness…

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Sun Protection Lotion: What You Need To Know – Part 2

In our previous installment, we introduced the importance of adequate suntan lotion and what it protects against. Here we expand on the discussion. SPF and UVB Protection One of the first things you notice on a bottle of suntan lotion is its sun protection factor or SPF level. SPF protects your skin from UVB by…

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Sun Protection Lotion: What You Need To Know – Part 1

Summer is here. Traditionally that means more time outdoors in the sun. But it can get hot around Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation and too much sun exposure can be dangerous. In fact, “about 90 percent of non-melanoma skin cancers and about 86 percent of melanomas are associated with exposure to UV radiation from the sun.”…

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July Fourth And Senior Independence

It’s July Fourth! And America is celebrating independence. When you come to think about it, seniors can teach us a lot about independence. Senior independence, while seemingly compromised, is, in-fact, closer to the concept of July Fourth than that of younger folk’s idea of independence. Independence and Development Although we speak about independence on a…

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Knowing What To Look For In A Skilled Nursing Facility

What to look for in a skilled nursing facility? How many times have you asked yourself this question before making the smart choice of Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many people ask this question when looking for a skilled nursing facility. So, this is actually a very common query and a…

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Healthcare Changes On The Horizon

Major healthcare changes may be on the way for Americans. Last Wednesday, J.P. Morgan Chase, Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway hired a CEO for their new healthcare venture, which they announced in January. As the skilled nursing facility in the Delmarva area “known for our progressive, compassionate healthcare system,” Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation is excited with…

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The Importance Of Balancing Routine With Novelty

“When I follow my routine, I feel on top of the world. Regardless of what the day has in store for me, I feel accomplished and in control.” – Todd Davis Routine is great. It gives us a sense of familiarity, consistency and predictability. It also allows us to get things done efficiently. And, perhaps…

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Father’s Day 2018

Today is Father’s Day. “Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how to be a better person.” – Naveen Jain Father’s Day at Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation As families around…

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Why Your Loved One Would Love A Photo Album For Their Birthday

Have you ever wondered what a perfect birthday gift for your elderly mom or dad would look like? You know it isn’t a designer handbag or power tools. They’re past that. But what does interest them? Chances are meaning-making of their lives would make it pretty high up on their list. The psychoanalyst, Erik Erikson,…

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Making It In The Sandwich Generation

Are you part of the sandwich generation? The ‘sandwich generation’ refers to parents who are taking care of their parents and children, which causes them to feel ‘sandwiched’ between them due to their dual responsibilities. While this is often admired in society, it tends to come at a heavy cost. You may be feeling exhausted,…

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