Posted by: Jenna McGrail on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)
When the weather outside is frightful, there are a number of steps seniors can take to ensure a safe and healthy winter season. Ice, snow and cold temperatures can affect people of all ages. It is especially important to keep an eye on seniors during the winter. Regular check-ins to make sure your loved one is living as happily and healthfully as possible can make a huge different in keeping seniors safe during the winter months. When the temperature drops, and the winter storms roll in, seniors are more likely to experience injuries and health problems related to the weather. Issues such as hypothermia, and falls due to ice and snow often see an uptick during the colder months. It is very important that seniors and those who care for them exercise certain safety measures and precautions this time of year.