What To Expect From The TB Test

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After our previous post: Should You Take A TB Test?, you may be considering getting tested for tuberculosis. The test is pretty straightforward, but if you never had it, it’ll probably be new to you. In this post, we’ll explore what to expect from the TB test. How it Works The standard method of testing for…

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Should You Take A TB Test?

tuberculosis bacteria

Have you ever been tested for tuberculosis (TB)? TB typically spreads through the air when someone infected speaks, sneezes, or coughs. It generally damages the lungs but can also attack other body parts. While TB doesn’t seem to be much of an issue in the U.S. compared to the rest of the world, it turns…

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What Bullet Journaling Is And Why You Should Care

As a reader of this blog, you’re probably familiar with the benefits of journaling and keeping a gratitude journal. Today we’re here to tell you about another form of journaling. It’s called Bullet Journaling. What is Bullet Journaling? And why should you care? If you journal you know how beneficial it can be, but sometimes…

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Social Entertainment And Recreation

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There are so many ways to entertain yourself today. Yet many people end up feeling more isolated after such attempts. The reason for this is because some forms of entertainment can be isolating, especially if they involve technological devices. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Thankfully, there are many options for social entertainment…

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Mindfulness Without Formal Meditation

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With more awareness about the health benefits of meditation and mindfulness, many people would like to start practicing mindfulness on a daily basis. But some people don’t know how to go about it. Or they can’t find the time to designate for it. The good news is that mindfulness doesn’t necessarily require a formal meditation…

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When Your Loved One Doesn’t Want To Go To A Skilled Nursing Facility

rubber duck nurse on other side of water

Hesitation Towards Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) are phenomenal, especially one like Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation. But, as you can imagine, not all elders feel this way when they first entertain the thought. As someone caring for a loved one in this situation, you are faced with a quandary. On one hand,…

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Benefits Of Walking Outdoors

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Do you go for a daily walk outside? Walking outdoors has numerous benefits you can enjoy. Here are three of them. Exercise The first benefit of walking outdoors is of course exercise. You can do much to promote your health with a brisk walk. According to the Mayo Clinic, by brisk walking regularly you can…

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Why You Should Throw A Birthday Party For Your Loved One

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Birthday parties aren’t just for kids. Though, many people don’t consider it important for anyone past the age of 10. Here are a few reasons why you should consider making a birthday party for your loved one. Family Time At Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation, we place a high value on family. Family time is important…

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Keeping Warm In The Winter

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Winter can get cold in Delmarva, and some people deal with it better than others. While keeping warm in the winter doesn’t seem like an issue when you can technically turn up the heat, you may have found yourself in situations that your body still feels a chill. You also can’t turn up the heat…

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Can We Reverse Hearing Loss?

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We may be on the brink of an innovative hearing loss cure. Although curing hearing loss appears to be an unlikely novelty, there’s actually serious, hard science behind the claim. Hearing Loss Among Adults in the U.S. Hearing loss can be devastating. Anyone with a loved one suffering from serious hearing loss knows that managing hearing…

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