The older people’s charity, Independent Age, have compiled a couple of very useful articles full of advice to help you during the hotter weather of summer. Their advice is generally very applicable to anyone with vulnerabilities.
Most of us welcome the summer sun and hot weather, but it can also bring health risks. When it’s hot outside this summer, there are practical steps you can take to look after yourself and stay cool. For example, protecting your skin and eyes, and making sure you drink enough fluids to stay hydrated. Staying well in summer | Independent Age.
If you or someone you know feels unwell during hot weather, it may be heat exhaustion or heatstroke. It’s important to take care and watch out for the symptoms of heat-related illness, especially in a heatwave. You can read more about what to look out for and when to get help on our webpage, Staying well in summer | Independent Age.