Top 10 tips for seniors to beat the summer heat

Melbourne comes alive in the summer months as the temperature heats up and our community heads outdoors. Temperatures climb over 35 degrees on average nine days in the summer, and inevitably, we succumb to Heatwaves- with soaring temperatures lasting five days or more.
Everyone is susceptible to heat stress caused by these extreme conditions, particularly seniors and people with medical conditions who may be affected by heat-related illnesses.