Daily Dose of Inspiration

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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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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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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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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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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