Archive for January, 2015

Winter Safety for Seniors

Monday, January 26th, 2015

Brrr, it’s cold! During these harsh days of winter it’s important to stay healthy, warm, and safe.

Aside from hazardous conditions caused by snow and ice, the cold weather can cause frostbite, hypothermia, and other susceptibilities. Here are some tips for seniors on how to stay warm and protect yourself, including ways to keep your spirits high, during these dreary winter months.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention also has helpful advice on winter safety:

Prepare your Home
Hypothermia
Frostbite
Indoor Safety
Outdoor Safety

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