August 2, 2012

Summer weather is great for relaxing with family and friends. Being outside for pool parties, barbecues, and beach trips are what make summertime so much fun.

Poor planning during outdoor time, however, can lead to problems like sunburn and dehydration in elderly populations who are especially at risk for these hot-weather woes. But by taking a few precautions, problems like sunburn and dehydration in the elderly can be avoided and seniors will be able to get the most out of long summer days.

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With the right precautions against elderly dehydration, sunburn, and other risks, summertime can be a great time for seniors to enjoy visiting with friends and family, traveling, and enjoying the outdoors.