Senior Citizen Safety Under the Sun

Aside from the natural consequences of aging, a senior citizen’s lifestyle can also greatly affect his chances of making it through the summer heat. Various heat-related illnesses, such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion, become common among the elderly, especially those who seldom observe important safety measures for the hot season.

  • Drink enough liquid but avoid alcoholic and caffeinated beverages
  • Spend time on cooling activities, such as taking a shower and staying in an air-conditioned room
  • Dress properly and never fall short of protective devices
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