SEPES Home Care analyzes how heat affects older people

 

 

 


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The human body cools down to sweat, but there are several elements that can limit that capacity, including changes related to aging

Older people are one of the most vulnerable groups to the heat wave this summer of 2022. This is because as temperatures increase, the risks of heat-related diseases among older people are increased.

This group of people have a high degree of risk because they have a reduced feeling of heat and are therefore less protected. As explained in the study by the National Institute on Ageing, high temperatures are one of the reasons why more people over 50 years of age die every year.

 

Older people at risk for heat
The human body cools down to sweat, but there are several elements that can limit that capacity, including changes related to aging. For this reason, older people have a high risk of high temperature-related diseases. The effects they can produce are:

Physical changes. The heat strokes or hyperthermia. Health problems. tired. Dehydration.

Why are older people more prone to heat stress?
Older adults do not adapt as well as young people to sudden temperature changes. They are more likely to have a chronic condition that changes normal body responses to heat. They are more likely to take prescription drugs that affect the body's ability to control its temperature or breath. Health Tips

Recommendations to combat heat
Of the main recommendations to combat heat and high temperatures in older people, the following points should be highlighted:

Drink fresh water constantly throughout the day. Make a diet change with refreshing foods. Avoid drinking alcohol. Choose the hours of the day with less heat to walk. Wear comfortable and breathable clothes. Cover your head with hats, hats and hats. Hydrate the skin with creams for proper preservation.

 

Home care to the elderly
To have professionals for the care of older people in the face of this type of weather situation is fundamental to the health and emotional stability of the person. And also, if you can offer home care to the patient it is even better to get an excellent attention to the needs of each user.

Gemma Montero, CEO of SEPES Home Care, explains that “The most important thing is to ensure the quality of life of older persons or persons with disabilities by offering excellent comprehensive home care services.” In addition, he concludes that “the purpose of good home care is to maintain the independence and individuality of the people within the family sphere to which they belong with caregivers specializing in the matter of autism in the elderly.”

SEPES Home Care analyzes how heat affects older people

SEPES Home Care analyzes how heat affects older people

The human body cools down to sweat, but there are several elements that can limit that capacity, including changes related to aging /COMUNICAE/ /COMUNICAE

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2024-05-19

 

SEPES Home Care analyzes how heat affects older people
SEPES Home Care analyzes how heat affects older people

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