Under-the-Sun Safety Tips for Senior Citizens

There are a lot of outdoor activities that many senior citizens truly enjoy on summers. However, amidst all the celebration and enjoyment, it is also very important that they, and their companions, observe safety measures to protect them from the harmful effects of the sun.

To start with, they should always to keep out of the sun during peak hours and stay in a cooler environment. During activities, on the other hand, seniors should be kept hydrated, dress appropriately, wear sunscreen and eye protection and use bug spray. Carers should also be on the lookout for symptoms of heat stroke.

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August 4, 2015