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Heat Advisory: Staying Safe in Extreme Heat

 

A large part of the United States will be experiencing extreme heat conditions (high heat and humidity with the temperatures above 90 degrees for several days) in the coming days and weeks.

 

Take steps to prepare and stay safe. Extreme heat can be dangerous for all, but especially for older adults and people with chronic conditions.

 

Here are some tips for coping with extreme heat from Ready.gov.

• Find air conditioning.
• Avoid strenuous activities.
• Watch for heat illness.
• Wear light clothing.
• Check on family members and neighbors.
• Drink plenty of fluids.
• Watch for heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke.
• Never leave people or pets in a closed car.

 

Please click here for more details: HEAT ADVISORY

 

 

If you or an aging loved-one are considering hiring Home Care in Northbrook, IL, call the caring staff at LifeCare Home Health & In-Home Services. Call (888) 606-4199 LifeCare serves all of the Chicago Metro Area.

Walter & Jane Shekman, Owners

LifeCare was founded by a husband and wife team, Walter and Jane Shekman, in 2006, as a small home health care agency that focused on the medical care at home and catered to the needs of the local community. Ever since its inception, Walter and Jane have had a vision to create a new type of at-home care company: a company that bridges existing gaps in care by placing the client at the center and integrating providers and all available at-home care services around the client depending on the current need.

Since then, LifeCare has grown to become a recognized and trusted leader in the comprehensive post-acute care services at home amongst our clients, patients and healthcare providers in the Chicagoland area. By combining medical and supportive care at home with innovative technologies we are enabling our clients to live safer and happier lives in the comfort of their home.
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