Hey neighbors! With this extreme winter chill upon us, let’s make sure our seniors stay safe and warm. Here are some quick tips:
Layer Up: Encourage layers to trap warmth, and don’t forget hats, scarves, and gloves!
Indoor Comfort: Keep homes cozy, bundle up indoors too.
Stay Active: Gentle exercises indoors keep the blood flowing and the body warm.
Hot Meals: Warm, nutritious meals help the body generate heat.
Clear Pathways: Prevent slips and falls by keeping pathways free of ice and snow.
Check-Ins: Regularly check on elderly neighbors. A simple “hello” can make a big difference.
Prepare for Power Outages: In the event of power outages, ensure seniors have access to alternative heating sources and a supply of blankets and warm clothing. Have a plan for relocating to a warmer place if necessary.
Share these tips and let’s ensure a safe and warm winter for everyone