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!
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:
We’ve learned from experience here in the Northeast that a natural disaster or other emergency can happen at any time, so it’s best to be prepared and have a plan. AARP has developed Operation Emergency Prepare to provide tips and resources that can help you prepare for weather-related or other emergencies, as well as check lists and other information you can use to help family or friends who may need assistance.
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