Posts Tagged ‘depression’

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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Mental Health Month: Time To Internalize

As a SNF providing mental health care, Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation proudly promotes May is Mental Health Month.1 Although it’ll be in April in just a few hours, there’s plenty of time to internalize a message or two regarding mental health and live with it until May rolls around again. Stigma A major subject when…

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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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Avocado Health Benefits For Seniors

“I love things that are indescribable, like the taste of an avocado or the smell of a gardenia.” – Barbra Streisand The avocado is an interesting fruit. Its texture, shape and taste make it unique. But it doesn’t end there. Avocados are also in a league of their own when it comes to health benefits.…

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