During the hotter summer months it's important to make sure senior family members are keeping cool and staying hydrated. This past July, BC saw 815 deaths due to the heat wave, with over 79% of those deaths being people over the age of 65. It can be easy to forget that as we get older, seniors and the elderly are more vulnerable to extreme changes in temperature. We've included a few ideas here on how to help stay cool during the summer:
As we enjoy the last weeks of summer and transition into autumn, check in with the seniors in your life and help get them ready for the fall:
If you have questions or concerns about the health and wellness of a senior or elderly person in your life, consider booking an appointment with one of our GOeVisit practitioners!
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