How to Keep a Lookout for Oral Cancer | Apple Valley Hospice Care

How to Keep a Lookout for Oral Cancer

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Over 49,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with a form of oral cancer every year. Survival rates for oral cancer have not gotten better over the years with only 57% of those who are diagnosed surviving past the five-year mark. Oral cancer is more concerning than other…

Allergies in the Desert | Apple Valley Seniors Care Services & Hospice

Allergies in the Desert

While most seniors believe that the majority of seasonal allergies occur in areas with plenty of vegetation, those who move to California’s desert region are often surprised to learn that their allergies continue here and may even multiply. With spring right around the corner, seniors should take steps now to alleviate any allergy concerns. Allergies…

Good Sleep Tips for Seniors | Apple Valley Hospice Care

Good Sleep Tips for Seniors

Surprisingly, the sleep needs for seniors are not all that different than they are for adults of any age. However, most seniors feel that they do not get as restful a night’s sleep as they once did. They feel that they wake up early, have trouble getting to sleep or do not get enough deep…

New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors | Apple Valley St. Bernardine Hospice Care

New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

Seniors may not believe that New Year’s resolutions are worth the effort. After all, if they did not make progress on healthy living both physically and mentally in the early part of their lives, it may seem pointless to try now. However, there is no time like the present to begin making healthy changes that…