Protecting Seniors from Warm Weather

Heat waves, during summer, can be very detrimental to the health of senior citizens. As a matter of fact, extreme heat is associated with an increase in the number of seniors who were hospitalized due to fluid disorders, kidney failure and severe blood infections. Below are some tips on how to keep your senior citizens safe during summer heat.

–          Make sure your air conditioning unit at home is in good working order.

–          Open the windows to let the cool air come in during early morning and evening hours.

–          Drink plenty of fluids.

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