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Seniors: Protection from the Heat

Aug 5th, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Wisely countering the affect of continuing high temperatures is a must priority in these doldrum days of summer. While certain outdoor activities may hold appeal, the prudent person chooses the earliest part of day for walks, gardening, any activity at all. Here are some hints to be sure you keep cool.

Drink. Drink large volumes of water all day long.

Stay Indoors. After about 9 a.m., stay inside. Do not venture afar. Do not walk the dog. Do not do anything which can create heat stress.

Dress comfortably, wear light clothes.