Mayo Clinic

Orlando In-Home Senior Care: How to Help Seniors Reduce Heat-Related Health Risks

  Factors that Contribute to Heat-Related Illnesses; Tips to Help Lower Risks   Staying inside a parked car with the windows rolled up when the outdoor temperature is 95°F could end up being more than just a hot mess... Recently, I stayed inside my 50-year-old sister’s car while she went for a short shopping stint. Before she left, she asked me if I needed the air on, and I quickly said, “Nope, and take your keys.” Her 10-minute store jaunt took longer than expected. However, keeping track of how long my sister was taking gave way to a more immediate concern. The temperature inside the car was rising, and at the first sign, along with my sweating...