With the night’s drawing in, winter is definitely on its way. Sadly, each winter 1 older person dies every 7 minutes from the cold weather and many more become seriously ill.
Why are older people more susceptible to the cold?
Cold temperatures can be very dangerous to older people’s health, as they not only increase the likelihood and severity of flu and respiratory problems, but being cold also thickens the blood and increases blood pressure, which increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Continue reading “Easy ways to keep warm this winter”