Tag Archives: heat-related illness

Summer Heat and the Risks for Seniors

by Misty Kevech, HHQI RN Project Coordinator As we enter into the “Dog Days of Summer,” we have seen triple-digit temperatures across a large portion of the U.S. Seniors are at high risk for heat stress, especially related to sudden … Continue reading

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Heat Prevention: The Importance of Keeping Seniors Cool This Summer

Guest post by Carmen Cruz-Torres, MSN, MHS, RN, CNE, National Association of Hispanic Nurses-Garden State Chapter We are now in the middle of summer and the heat is definitely on! As a mother of active 9 year old twins, we … Continue reading

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