Avoiding the Hazards of Winter for Older Adults

Avoiding the Hazards of Winter for Older Adults

Winter is a special time for celebration. It should also be a time for added caution if you or someone in your family is an older adult. It is the season for falls, slips on icy streets and other dangers that can be especially harmful for older adults. “Something as simple as a fall can be devastating for older men and women,” says Dr. Evelyn Granieri, Chief of Geriatric Medicine and Aging at NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. “Before the cold weather arrives, it is important to prepare.” Dr. Granieri addresses […]

By |2018-01-18T17:13:48+00:00January 18th, 2018|Senior Care, In-Home Senior Care, Caregiver|0 Comments

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