Daily Archives: July 11, 2019

How The Extreme Heat Affects The Elderly

With summer here and mini heat waves happening throughout most of the United States, it’s time to take a serious look at senior health. While the weather isn’t as hot as it could be yet, it’s still dangerous to the elderly. This is why it’s important to remember how to help them stay cool throughout the summer months and when to seek immediate emergency medical attention because they’ve grown overheated. Although they’re definitely not alone in dealing with this heat, it is more deadly for them than it is for younger people. Tips for Staying Safe and Cool in the hot Weather When it comes to staying safe and cool throughout this summer’s extreme Florida heat and humidity, here are some tips you should remember: When the temperature is above 90 degrees a fan won’t help you nearly as much Read More +