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“Heat helpers” aids local seniors who ignore heat warnings

A deadly heat wave is melting most of the country but as it turns out, many senior citizens, most vulnerable to the heat, may be ignoring the warnings.

A study out of Kent State University shows 90% of respondents over the age of 65 were aware of heat warnings, but most seniors thought the messages were targeted toward "older Americans," a group to which they did not think they belonged.

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