Whew! It's Getting Hot!
In addition to the dehydration risks, as much as 36 percent of heat-related deaths in the U.S. occur in people over the age of 65, according to a CDC report. Having access to cool drinking water is essential for seniors but if this convenience is difficult for anyone, donating jugs of water can be a meaningful gift. Check with local police stations who may be aware of seniors in less than ideal living conditions.