Posts Tagged ‘Delmar Nursing And Rehabilitation’

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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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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Night Sweats, What It Is, Why It Happens, How It’s Treated

Night sweats, happen when you wake up at night drenched in excessive perspiration and likely need to change your sheets and pajamas. It can be a medical issue or infection.       Night Sweats: Runaway Thyroid Sweating more and being sensitive to heat are notable symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Your thyroid gland controls your metabolism,…

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Lowering High Cholesterol Levels Takes More Than Popping Pills

Lowering your high cholesterol levels will take more effort than just popping daily pills. Face the fact that popping pills doesn’t remove your poor diet and lifestyle. In fact, good nutrition and daily exercise can be much more effective in reducing cholesterol and warding off heart disease.       High Cholesterol: Saturated Fat Can…

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Tips For Visiting Your Loved One in a Nursing Home

You might find it hard to visit your grandmother, neighbor, or uncle in a nursing home. Your loved one may be in advanced stages of dementia, and it’s painful to see them that way. If they can no longer even communicate, you might wonder if visiting even makes a difference. At Delmar Nursing and Rehab,…

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Manage Hearing Loss in Seniors

Everyone kind of assumes hearing loss is a normal part of aging. And it is: around two-thirds of seniors aged 70 and older have some form of reduced hearing ability. As we age, the tiny hairs in the inner ear start dying off. These hairs are responsible for picking up sound waves and sending them…

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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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