With the arrival of the winter season, the joy and happiness of the holidays is never far off.
Unfortunately for many caregivers, it is this time of year that can often cause a great deal of anxiety and stress.
As a caregiver, how often do you find yourself worrying about the safety and security of your aging loved one?
For older adults with decreased mobility, the unpredictable winter weather can provide even greater hazards and increase the chance of injury, resulting in unwanted trips to the hospital, broken bones, and sometimes long periods of time in rehabilitation.
Winter Weather Safety
At all of our UMH communities, we want to make sure our caregivers and residents can safely manage the hazards that come with winter weather.
To help relieve some of that stress, we have created an easy-to-read infographic with some simple safety tips for the winter months:
If you would like to read more information on how to keep your loved one safe this winter, read our follow up our follow up article 5 Ways to Help Your Aging Loved One This Holiday Season.