Posted on Leave a comment

7 Affordable Items To Help Seniors Stay Cool in Scorching Weather

Everyone in Singapore knows that it’s hot. Being so close to the equator, the sun is at one of its fiercest here, and you may feel its scorching heat during the day, and even during the night on a particularly hot day. 

Here are some affordable items to keep you cool during hot weather. 

1. Cooling Towel

Made of super FEELCOOL ICE hyper-evaporative breathable material, this towel helps to dissipate body heat easily, with an instant cooling effect. It’s incredibly easy to use: just soak it in water, writing out any excess water, and then spread it out. Its material doesn’t drip any water, either.

You can use it as a scarf or bandana, or a yoga mat and sports towel for the larger sizes, and can remain cool for over 3 hours. It comes in a variety of colours and sizes as  well. 

Purchase it here: Ice Sports Towel

2. Orthopedic Memory Foam Seat Cushion With Cooling Gel

Cool off and have a comfortable place to sit with this cushion. It has a multi-layer design to take pressure off your tailbone, and can eliminate uncomfortable pressure points. It is compact in design and can be easily carried around with its integrated handle.

The case can easily be slipped off with its zipper, and it is machine washable. 

Purchase it here: Gel Seat Cushion for Long Sitting

3. O2COOL 2 Pack Deluxe Necklace Fan

Never have to fan yourself with a hand fan again. These compact, portable fans can be held in one hand, and its powerful fan which produces a vertical airflow will keep you cool. They fit comfortably around your neck with a lanyard, and can run for 12 hours with only a pair of AA batteries. 

Each pack comes with 2 fans, which come in four colours. 

Purchase it here: O2COOL 2 Pack Deluxe Necklace Fan With Adjustable Lanyard

4. Ergodyne Chill-Its 6665 Evaporative Cooling Vest

You won’t have to worry about heatstroke with this vest. Simply soak it in cold water for 2-5 minutes to activate its polymer-embedded fabric and enjoy instant cooling relief and comfort from the heat for hours. Simply re-soak to reactivate. It will remain hydrated for up to 4 hours. 

It is lightweight and durable, and can be worn as an outer layer of any shirt. Its additional mesh side panels provide additional breathability and mobility to the wearer. It comes in either green or grey. 

Purchase it here: Ergodyne Chill-Its 6665 Evaporative Cooling Vest

5. Ice Pack For Neck

Worn around your neck, this ice pack is suitable for both chronic and acute conditions and safe for daily use to get relief from tendonitis, bursitis, sprains, strains, muscle and joint pain, or post-surgical pain. Its proprietary gel is non-toxic and stays flexible while frozen for safe, convenient, and effective cold therapy that is colder than ice.

Simply freeze the pack in a freezer and then wear it around your neck. Its unique inner material is laminated for a frost-free experience. 

Purchase it here: Premium Quality Gel Ice Pack for Neck Injuries 

6. NatraCure Cold Therapy Wrap

This item will help cure sore feet easily and quickly. Simply chill the pack and then wrap it around your sore foot. It will help to alleviate swelling and inflammation and increase circulation. Also lifts plantar fascia tissue to help relieve arch and heel pain.

It also works with your elbow, hands, and wrists. 

Purchase it here: NatraCure Cold Therapy Wrap

7. Cooling Pillow

Air conditioning not working on a hot day, too expensive, or you just want to save the environment? This pillow will keep you cool and help you sleep well. Simply fill it up with cold water and use it like any other pillow. It’ll lower your body temperature and help you sleep.

You won’t have to worry about it leaking, either. Its seal will effectively keep water in. Comes in three colours. 

Purchase it here: NERLMIAY Cooling Mat

We create localised games and activities for seniors. It’s time to engage them socially. Buy our games here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *