A care provider in South Gloucestershire is giving older people free advice on how to stay cool this summer.
GP surgeries and hospitals are reporting an increase in pensioners visiting them with heat related illnesses.
Primarily, people are at a much higher risk of dehydration in the hot weather. The body requires considerably more fluid when the temperature rises outside, but many avoid drinking more water because going to the loo can often be a real struggle in itself, possibly resulting in incontinence.
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