Senior Summer Safety – By: Krista Fischer, ADC, Creator of Myactivityresources.com
With summer approaching, Activity Directors are planning outdoor activities to take advantage of the sunshine and residents are eager to spend their leisure time outdoors.
However, it’s important we as activity professionals be prepared for the potential dangers warmer weather poses for our residents.
There is an increased risk of UTI’s due to dehydration, heat sickness, sensitivity to sunlight due to medication, as well as an increased susceptibility to heatstroke due to age and health. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, the odds of developing . . .
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