Heat Stroke

Carolyn Gretton

5 health conditions made worse by summer heat

Summer is here, and the mercury is rising. In fact, many parts of the U.S. are commonly experiencing triple-digit heat. Being outside in weather that hot doesn’t just put you at risk of heatstroke. If you have any of these 5 conditions, it could exacerbate your symptoms…

Joyce Hollman

One more reason for seniors to stay cool: Neurodegeneration

Heat stroke is a dangerous condition that can sneak up on you if you get overheated and don’t take the time to cool off. Now, we’re finding that being overheated for too long can lead to specific danger for seniors… it can actually lower your body’s ability to clean out damaged cells that could lead to diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.