Comfortably Cool with Care at Home


As we approach the official start of summer, we also approach some of the highest temperatures that will be felt throughout our Sunshine State in the coming months. Though years of living on this tropical peninsula may have acclimated many residents to such conditions, heat safety is applicable to even the most seasoned of Floridians. Being mindful of the heat index, UV index and what necessary precautions to take can make all the difference.

Florida-based ourselves, we at Aqua Home Care understand the importance of staying safe under the sun all year long and especially during times of extreme heat. Over-exposure to the sun can result in skin damage, exhaustion, heat stroke and other dangers. Those requiring daily living support may be more at risk if unable to take preventative measures. With our in-home caregiver referral services, care recipients receive services that meet their everyday needs, and their personal caregivers go above and beyond to secure their well-being from both indoor and outdoor elements. When it comes to staying safe in the heat at home and outside, trusted caregivers from our registry can help by:

  • Monitoring the thermostat and making adjusts accordingly
  • Calling for services should air conditioning maintenance be needed
  • Applying sunscreen when exposed to the sun’s rays to avoid skin damage
  • Ensuring attire is weather appropriate, including sunglasses or a sunhat if needed
  • Being mindful of the signs of over-heating
  • Offering reminders to drink more water to stay hydrated
  • Moving to shaded areas when outdoors
  • Taking breaks to cool down
  • Moving indoors if necessary

Both overheating and overexposure to the sun’s rays can lead to unpleasant and even dangerous conditions. Paying attention to indoor and outdoor conditions, monitoring for reactions to the heat and taking precautions are key. In-home caregivers monitor these conditions so that their clients remain comfortable and safe throughout the year, and especially as temperatures rise. Our Aqua Home Care team wishes everyone fun under the sun in these coming months along with a friendly reminder to stay aware and stay safe. 

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