Although most Americans are unaware of its significance, Senior Citizens Day is a national holiday intended to honor and show appreciation for the older adults in our lives. This holiday commemorates the more than 54 million seniors living in the United States.
Summer is the season to travel and enjoy the great outdoors. But spending time outside is a little more complicated for seniors. They are more vulnerable to summer conditions and have reactions that younger adults don't experience. Here are 5 things to think about before you spend any extended time outside in the hot summer elements with a senior citizen.