It’s summertime in New York, which means the weather is warm and the sun is out! With this being said, it is important to keep in mind that older adults are more likely to suffer from a heat stroke or heat exhaustion. We have a hot summer ahead of us so here are 5 ways to stay cool so you can enjoy the season!
As the temperature drops and heating costs rise in Wisconsin, chances are you or someone you know may be eligible for assistance. The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) helps approximately 225,000 eligible households pay a portion of their home heating and electric costs annually. The amount of the energy assistance benefit varies depending on a variety of factors, including the household’s size, income, and energy costs.
As summer heats up, it's important to stay cool to keep yourself safe and healthy. Below is a list of ten easy ways to keep you on your feet and active without suffering from the heat. And always remember to check in on elderly relatives and neighbors on especially hot days. The older we get, the more sensitive we become to extreme heat, effects such as heat stroke and dehydration can be deadly.
The heat advisory issued today by the National Weather Service (NWS) is being continued through 8 o’clock tonight, and authorities are urging Massachusetts residents to hydrate, stay as cool as possible, and keep checking in on elderly family members and neighbors.
When outside temperatures are very high, the danger for heat-related illnesses rises. People's bodies are not able to cool themselves quickly enough, and they overheat. In severe instances, people can suffer heat stroke, which can cause death or permanent disability if emergency treatment is not provided.
Here comes the heat Washington! While many of us are looking forward to some fun in the sun, it’s also a time to be mindful of the dangers posed by extreme heat, especially for the elderly, children and pets.
Personal question – how many layers are you wearing? I checked in with my mom this morning, who told me that she could barely fit into her car to get to church what with all her bundling up. (No surprise there - this is the woman who lugs a sweater, jacket, and quilt to the beach on a 90 degree day – “just in case.”)
As temperatures drop, the cost of heating homes in the Bay State rises higher and higher. We’ve got some hot tips to help keep the heat in your home – and money in the bank - during the long winter season. A few inexpensive and easy ways to stay warm inside include:
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