While summertime often means fun in the sun, and beautiful warm weather, it is not without its share of dangers for the senior population. Let’s look at some tips on how to beat the Texas heat and make sure you stay safe throughout this summer!
Spring officially arrives in Texas on March 20th! While we are not subject to harsh winters here, it does not mean that spring is not a welcome sight. During the springtime, our state begins to bloom with magnificent bluebonnet wildflowers providing a colorful environment that is like no other. It also means the hot weather Texas is famous for, is a little more bearable – making it enjoyable for seniors to get out and about more frequently.
Most people think summertime is filled with warm weather, sunshine and relaxation. It provides most with the opportunity to be outside and enjoy time with loved ones doing a variety of activities. For the elderly, however, those same appealing pastimes can be dangerous when seniors and their caregivers do not take the proper precautions.