HEAT & THE ELDERLY - It’s going to be another hot day today and those most vulnerable becoming victims of heat-related illness are the elderly. Tamra Crane, is executive director for the Bossier Council on Aging, a non-profit agency in Bossier Parish that provides resources to senior citizens to allow them to live independent lives. She shares some tips on avoiding heat-related illness and also explains what resources are available for seniors who need some relief from the heat.
RESOURCES FOR ELDERLY / CONTACT INFORMATION:
Bossier Council On Aging (318) 741-8302
Caddo Council On Aging (800) 256-3003
Rapides Council On Aging (318) 445-7985
Area Agency on Aging of Deep East Texas (800) 256-6848
Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas (870) 234-7410