Due to a number of possible factors, including aging itself, older adults often feel cold, even when others are seeking relief from the heat. Here are a few things that might be contributing to the problem, and what can be done about it.
Time spent outside has an abundance of benefits, including absorption of Vitamin D, relief from depression and even a boosted immune system. So enough with the excuses. While summer is still upon us, make a promise to yourself, and your loved one, to get outside (with sunscreen, of course). It will be good for both of you.
Those reminders to check on our loved ones on especially warm days aren’t just a case of the weather man being dramatic. The dangers of excessive heat are real, especially for older adults. The Centers for Disease Control recommend that … Continued
Is there any better way to spend a warm summer night than sitting outdoors with family and friends listening to live music? It’s certainly hard to think of many. Several area towns are celebrating the summer season with free concerts … Continued
Why roam the cold aisles of the super market when you can peruse fresh, locally-grown produce in the warm summer sun? Farmers markets are a great way to buy just-picked food and flowers, fresh-baked breads and pastries, and handmade items … Continued