Summer Safety for Seniors

The summertime is a time of fun and relaxation for most people. But for seniors, the heat and sun can be dangerous if the proper precautions aren't taken. Here are some great tips that aging adults, as well as their caregivers, can use to make sure they have a fun, safe summer.

1. Stay hydrated

2. Talk to your doctor

3. Keep your cool

4. Stay in touch

5. Meet your neighbors

6. Know who to call

7. Wear the right stuff

8. Protect your eyes

9. Know the risks of hyperthermia

10. Put on sunscreen and wear hats

11. Apply bug spray

12. Exercise smart

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