Summer Heat & Senior Safety

Seniors & Heat Most people see heat as a nuisance. But significant and prolonged summer heat is potentially deadly, especially to seniors. Nearly 400 deaths each year are attributed to heat waves in America. And most of those are seniors. This is a staggering thought. But it’s particularly disconcerting for seniors and those who care […]

Handling Heart Disease in the Heat

With summer comes many outdoor activities and opportunities for fun. It also means the rising of body temperatures, which causes the heart to pump blood faster to keep a person cool. For people with heart disease, it’s more important during summer than any other season to take extra care of their heart health. As temperatures […]

Four Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Summer is a time for outdoor fun! But, while the scorching sun and soaring temperatures can be potentially dangerous for anyone, seniors need to be extra cautious. These four summer health tips for seniors can be used to ensure that both you and the people you care for are staying safe this time of year. […]

10 Summer Health Tips for Seniors

While people of all ages face specific health risks, seniors have particular health risks that need to be understood and monitored, especially in the heat of the summer. Here are 1o summer health tips for seniors:   Drink plenty of liquids. Drink eight or more 8-ounce glasses per day of water and/or fruit juices every […]