Summer Safety for Seniors 101
As we age it becomes more difficult to adjust to sudden temperature changes, making older adults more susceptible to heat-related health concerns. This can be due to certain medicines that they take or chronic illnesses that affect their ability to regulate body temperature. When not treated properly, heat-related illnesses can become very serious, and even fatal.
With summer in full swing, you will want to take these precautions to stay comfortable and safe in the heat: