When traveling, seniors and caregivers usually think about the more obvious dangers – plane malfunctions or tropical hurricanes. However, some of the most annoying travel dangers can actually be the ones that are invisible. One of the most frightening invisible dangers seniors can face when traveling is, without a doubt, bedbugs. Seniors and their caregivers need to be prepared during summer travels so that, with some forethought and planning, they can avoid the potential harm caused by bringing bedbugs home.
The following tips will help seniors to keep bugs out of their beds:
Caregivers should use a flashlight to look for bedbugs or tiny spots of blood in the following areas when inspecting the rooms for bedbugs:
Caregivers should follow these tips to ensure seniors can sleep safe and sound during their travels, preventing seniors from bringing unwanted bedbugs home: