Posts by Dovid

Is It Safe To Eat Romaine Lettuce?

With the romaine lettuce alert, people are wondering, is it safe to eat romaine lettuce again? Thankfully, the answer is, yes. But you just need to make sure it comes from a safe region. Regions Affected The CDC recently released an update on the E. coli 0157:H7 illness outbreak found in romaine lettuce found in…

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Thanksgiving At Delmar: Thanking Our Residents

“Thanksgiving Day is a good day to recommit our energies to giving thanks and just giving.” – Amy Grant It’s Thanksgiving Day! We at Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation would like to use the opportunity and thank you, our residents. Here are three specific areas where we’d like to show our gratitude this Thanksgiving at Delmar.…

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Romaine Lettuce Alert – E. Coli Infection Found Across U.S.

If you love Romaine lettuce, you’re going to have to find something else to eat for the time being. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just issued a warning about an E. coli outbreak in the U.S. and Canada, seemingly originating from the lettuce. Demographics The scare is relevant to the entire country…

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Lemon Water Health Benefits

Do you start your day with a glass of lemon water? Well, here’s why you may want to. Lemon water is a relatively simple and inexpensive beverage that packs multiple health benefits in a cup. It’s also quick to make and doesn’t make much of a mess. In this post, we’ll look at four reasons…

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World Antibiotic Awareness Week

Global health is at risk. It’s hasn’t even been a century since Fleming’s wonder drug – penicillin became a household name, but researchers fear that its days are numbered. This week marks the annual World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW), in which we take time to spread awareness and knowledge about proper use of antibiotics and…

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Helping Yourself When Your Loved One Faces a Life-Threatening Illness

If your loved one was diagnosed a life-threatening illness, you’ll likely need care and support too. While Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation provides palliative care, you’ll need to have the right focus to ensure you manage this very difficult stage effectively. Remember, if you neglect your physical, emotional, or mental state, it’s may not just be…

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Speech Therapy For Seniors

Learning how to talk again isn’t fun. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be a pleasant experience. At Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation, we believe that speech therapy, as any of our other services, should be delivered with compassion and dignity so that your loved one can heal in the best way possible. But why do…

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Gratitude Journal For Seniors

Journaling only takes about 5 to 10 minutes a day, yet many people find the effort too strenuous. But that’s because they aren’t aware of the benefits the practice has to offer them. A gratitude journal for seniors may even be more potent than it is for younger folk, as their acquired wisdom will allow…

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World Polio Day 2018

Looking at a picture of Martha Ann Lillard smiling in 1953 can really stir your emotions. The five-year-old’s bright facial features capture the joy of a kid who knows of a world of no wrong. But Lillard’s body tells a different story – it’s obscured by a giant iron lung respirator. Unfortunately, Lillard wasn’t unique…

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