Know the Warning Signs
Water, Water, & More Water!
Stay in the Shade
When temperatures creep above 90 degrees and towards the 100 degree mark, it’s best to avoid prolonged exposure in the sun and keep cool. Try to plan activities in the early morning or late evening when temperatures take a dip.
Dress the Part
Light-colored clothing and looser fitting clothing will help your body reject some of the heat.
These tips will help keep seniors cool and hydrated. If you are a caregiver, take into consideration these tips for protecting your loved ones during the summer heat wave. For more year-round Tips for Seniors, be sure and follow the Hands & Hearts Blog! If you're looking for the best in home caregivers in Columbia, SC and the surrounding areas, give us a call today!