Hypothermia and Older Adults

By |2018-01-17T05:45:58+00:00January 17th, 2018|Senior Care, Health Care, Making Life Better, In-Home Senior Care|

Frigid weather can pose special risks to older adults. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has some advice for helping older people avoid hypothermia — when the body gets too cold — during cold weather. Hypothermia is generally defined as having a core body temperature of 95 degrees [...]