Avoiding Heat Related Illness

Once again, we find ourselves right in the middle of summer. Our jackets, scarves, sweaters and hot chocolate are replaced with pools, beaches, fans and ice cream. This is a fun time of year where warmer weather brings an abundance of outdoor activities.

Heat Safety

Being here in sunny Phoenix for the ALFA conference reminded me that the hot days of summer will be here soon. While we all look forward to warmer weather, it’s important to be aware of the dangers of heat-related illness. Because of age and chronic disease, your residents are especially susceptible to heat exhaustion and …