Hot and bothered: heat affects all of us, but older people face the highest health risks



Australia’s climate is changing, writes DEA's ACT Chair Dr Arnagretta Hunter in The Conversation, and we’re likely to experience longer periods of hot temperatures, with hotter summers and some extraordinarily high temperatures. This will test our health, especially those of older members in the community,  and our health-care systems. Understanding the challenge ahead can help to reduce the risks.

Read the article in full in The Conversation on 31 December 2019.

Image credit: Rene Asmussen from Pexels



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