Seniors: Safety tips to help you weather summer storms and heat

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Seniors: Safety tips to help you weather summer storms and heat (BPT) – Flooding, extreme heat, drought, thunderstorms, lightning and hurricanes: For all its sun and fun, summer weather can be dangerous. This time last year, we saw record-breaking temperatures, rainfall and drought across the country. While everyone should be aware of summer weather dangers,…

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What you might not know about summer hydration

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What you might not know about summer hydration (BPT) – Summer is the time for outdoor fun and activities, but as temperatures rise, staying properly hydrated becomes even more important. Even if you are not engaged in strenuous activity, you will sweat more in the heat and humidity. Even mild activity will increase your body…

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Important information to help protect seniors from summer heat

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Important information to help protect seniors from summer heat (BPT) – Staying cool during summer heat isn’t just a question of comfort for senior citizens, it’s a matter of good health. High temperatures can lead to serious heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke, and older people are at greater risk, no matter…

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10 tips to make your home safer for kids

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10 tips to make your home safer for kids (BPT) – Home is where the heart is, and for most people, it’s where they feel safest. Yet for children, the home isn’t as safe as you might assume. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that 3.5 million children go to the emergency room every…

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