Preparing for Heat Wave Emergencies

CBC news
Description / Summary

On July 25, 2021, Dr. Brian Goldman, the host of CBC Radio’s White Coat Black Art spoke with people in BC about their experiences during the June 2021 heatwave. The discussion highlights the need to view heatwaves as serious weather events like snow or ice storms, and prepare. The impact of extreme heat on both caregivers and those they care for was also discussed.

Read more or access the 30-minute episode HERE.

You can find more information about emergency preparedness for older adults on CORE HERE.