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Navigating the Summer as a Senior Citizen

It’s important to note that seniors are especially prone to heat-related illnesses, especially exhaustion and heat stroke. With aging and the gradual deterioration of the central nervous system, the body can’t adjust to sudden, extreme changes in temperature or regulate its internal temperature as well as it once did. Sweating is one way the body adjusts to and deals with extreme heat, and as a person ages, they sweat less.

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