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By: Marissa Salvesen on February 18th, 2016

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Last-Minute Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Aging & Caregiving

Spring is finally right around on the corner! However, with a few more weeks left of winter, it's still necessary to take some precautions to be sure your loved one stays safe during wintry conditions.

For aging adults who may have limited mobility, winter weather brings a variety of hazards with it and increases the chance of injuries sustained by falls.

Last-Minute Winter Weather Safety Tips

As a caregiver, you may find yourself worrying about the saftey of your loved ones during while you count down the days until spring. To help you feel less anxious about inclimate weather and saftey, we have created an easy-to-read infographic with some simple safety tips to follow as the winter season comes to a close:

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When winter weather decides to out-stay its welcome, learn more about the steps you can take to help prevent slips and falls in our follow-up article, The Winter Walkers Guide: 8 Tips for Keeping Seniors Safe Outdoors.

 

 

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About Marissa Salvesen

My journey into the world of senior living began when I started working for United Methodist Homes in 2010. Starting as an Activities Director at one of our-winning assisted and independent living communities and then transitioning to Marketing and Promotions Manager for UMH, I now work as the Manager of Mission Development, fostering the Mission and Values of our organization. I love sharing stories about the many ways we build meaningful relationships and enrich the lives of those we serve, and am proud to be part of building UMH’s 140-year legacy of caring. Wondering what makes our communities such special places to live and work? Connect with me and find out!

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