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Let's look after the Elderly this Christmas

2008-11-25

This group of people can become very venerable at this time of year. Mainly caused by cold weather this then has a knock on effect which can lead to illnesses caused or exacerbated by exposure to the cold.

A 91 Elderly Christmas

Here are a few tips which you can pass on and which may make all the difference to someone else's Christmas.

The main underlying reasons why elderly people can find this time of year difficult is the weather. Cold weather and damp homes this is a commonality you will find as, older people tend to live in older property's which are always the hardest to heat. These homes also tend to have no or inadequate insulation, leaving the occupant's very cold and the property damp during the winter months.

If you have elderly parents or elderly neighbors please check that they will be also warm this winter.
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