Posts by Dovid

When A Parent With Dementia Wants To Go Home

Watching a parent or a loved one suffer from dementia can be excruciating. The sad reality overshadows the nostalgic memories of the past and you’re left caring for the person who had always been there to care for you. Fortunately, facilities that tend to your loved one’s dementia care, such as Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation,…

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Lessons From Centenarians

Centenarians garner lots of attention. People always want to know their secret to longevity or ‘how they did it.’ But, often, there’s actually a lot more to centenarians than their long years. Many of them, for example, left significant imprints on society and helped make the world a better place through their unique contributions and…

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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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Is Honey Bad For Your Heart?

When it comes to caring for your heart, you don’t want to take any shortcuts. You know the importance of a healthy diet and taking care of yourself. But have you ever considered honey for your heart? You should. Honey and Cardiovascular Diseases Honey has many health benefits. In modern times, it has even been…

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Journaling – Why You Should Write A Journal

Have you ever thought about writing a journal? Well, it’s never too late. Here are three reasons why you should start your journaling journey. Therapeutic Benefits Journaling can be therapeutic. Writing and expressing your thoughts and feelings can give you clarity and leave you feeling grateful. You may start to notice things you’ve overlooked or…

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Is Microwaving Food Safe?

Is microwaving food safe? (Yes, you can be rest assured that your loved one at Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation is getting the nutrition they deserve, don’t worry about that. But you may find it necessary to pop something into the microwave every now-and-then.) Popular opinion is a flat NO. “Microwaves are dangerous, and they rid…

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Water And Osteoporosis: They Don’t Go Together

You’ve probably heard that water is good for you. It helps you stay hydrated and not dry up. And it will quench your thirst too. But did you know that water can also help for osteoporosis? Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become weak and brittle. This puts them at a risk, since…

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Is It Time To Stop Driving?

One of the dilemmas that come with age is about stopping to drive. You’ve been operating a vehicle for so many years and everything happens like second nature, but you’re getting the message that others think it’s time to hand in the keys. So, is it time to stop driving? Here are some signs to…

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National Senior Citizens Day 2018

The Origins of National Senior Citizens Day August 21st is a big day in the calendar at Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation. It’s the day we take time to honor senior citizens. On August 19, 1988, President Ronald Regan signed Proclamation 5847, proclaiming August 21 as National Senior Citizens Day. In the proclamation, Regan called “upon…

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