Prepare Now for Summer's Extreme Heat

If you're looking forward to summer, you're not alone. It's the perfect time for vacationing, gardening, having picnics and relaxing with friends and family. But summer's longer days and warmer temperatures can also pose a serious danger for older adults and individuals with disabilities, especially during periods of extreme heat.

Late spring is a good time to take important steps to prepare for the summer heat and how it may impact you, your loved ones or the people you serve. The following links can provide you with information and tools to help you or your organization put an emergency plan in place: