Protecting Delicate Skin from the Sun | Apple Valley Elderly Care

Protecting Delicate Skin from the Sun

Senior citizens experience a myriad of changes in almost every area of their bodies as they age, and the skin is no exception. As one age, the skin begins to sag, grows thinner and no longer bounces back the way it once did. Sun spots may also appear on skin that was unprotected during youth…

How Seniors Can Stay Active Despite Summer Heat | Apple Valley Health

How Seniors Can Stay Active Despite Summer Heat

  Seniors are routinely urged to stay active. Most everyone has been educated on the benefits of exercise for the heart, lungs, and even bones. However, in Apple Valley, it can be difficult for the elderly to know how they can exercise during the hot summer months. With mid-summer temperatures routinely in the 90s, the…

3 Reasons Why Seniors Should Consider Volunteering | Apple Valley SBCP

3 Reasons Why Seniors Should Consider Volunteering

When most people think about volunteers, they typically think about teenagers and young adults volunteering at a senior center. Although retirement is a well-earned opportunity to put the working life behind you, many seniors miss the interactions with others. Volunteering provides a variety of benefits for Apple Valley seniors, and it is a great way…

4 Fun Summer Activities to Keep Seniors Active | Victorville Senior Care

4 Fun Summer Activities to Keep Seniors Active

Seniors in Apple Valley tend to reduce the outside activities they do during the summer months. If it is hot and humid outside, they opt to stay indoors and read or watch television instead of participating in social activities, which can be detrimental to their health. It is extremely important for the elderly to stay…

Natural Remedies to Help Prevent the Flu Victorville Senior Care

Natural Remedies to Help Prevent the Flu

The flu, also known as influenza, affects numerous hospice and Apple Valley seniors each year. Influenza is an airborne virus that can survive in the warm environment of Apple Valley for hours after the someone infected has coughed or sneezed. For many seniors, taking antibiotics and prescription medications is not an option, so how can…

Sleep Deprivation and the Elderly

Sleep Deprivation and The Elderly

Sleep disorders and other types of sleep deprivation may pose a serious health concern for people of all ages. However, as people age, their bodies experience natural changes, many of which can have an affect on their sleep cycle. A decrease in hormones can also have an effect on sleeping patterns. One fact for certain…