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Infographic: Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Jul 12 2019

National Council for Home Safety and Security

A CDC study found that adults aged 65 and over accounted for 36% of heat-related deaths in the United States between 1999 and 2010, while another study done by the Harvard School of Public Health concluded that a mere 1 degree Celsius increase in temperature increases death rates in elderly people with a chronic health condition. When it comes to the health risks posed by summer heat, seniors are the most vulnerable.

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