Medical advice: Heat Stress- Care for the Elderly

Man Drinking WaterDuring summer, care needs to be taken to protect our elderly from heat stress.  People aged 65 years and over may be at an increased risk of heat-related illnesses and may need special care in hot weather. Heat stress can cause mild conditions such as a rash or cramps or serious life-threatening conditions such as heat stroke or worsen pre-existing medical conditions.


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