The weather in the next few days looks hot and muggy. Make sure you and those you know stay safe by reading and sharing the infographic below. Dial 211 or text us Monday - Friday, 8am to 6pm for information about cool places to go. And stay tuned to this blog and our twitter feed for updates through the weekend.
Seniors are more prone to heat-related health problems than younger people.
Nearly all of a senior’s internal organs function with less efficiency, especially those that help the body deal with heat. Also, most seniors are on combinations of medications that further slow the body’s ability to deal with heat.
Here are some general guidelines to provide basic information about maintaining well being when the weather is hot.