Winter Safety for Seniors

Elder care in Boyne City, MI. Winter time is coming soon and can bring many challenges for Seniors (especially in Michigan), but proper awareness and planning can help minimize these and help Seniors stay healthy and safe. It is important to dress for warmth when going outside. Dress in layers. Wear warm socks, a heavy cat, a warm hat, gloves and a scarf if going outdoors. Inside, don’t let temperatures go too low. Keep heat set at 65 or higher. Fireplaces, heaters, and lanterns can cause carbon monoxide poisoning so make sure to check the batteries on your carbon monoxide detector (or purchase one if needed). Be careful outside to prevent slipping on the ice. Falls are a common occurrence f


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