How seniors can stay safe in winter? Stay warm inside.
It’s best to avoid the cold altogether and stay warm and toasty inside. Set your indoor temperature to 65 degrees F or higher. Especially on cold days, throw a blanket over your legs and wear socks and slippers. Wear long underwear or warm pajamas to bed, and use extra covers as needed.
How do seniors stay warm in the winter? Dress the senior in warm layers that can be removed if he or she gets too hot. Put socks and slippers on the senior and use a blanket over legs. Make sure the senior wears a hat, scarf and gloves when going outside. Check weather reports and know that snow, rain and wind can increase heat loss.
How do I keep my 70 year old healthy?
- Get active. Physical activity is an immune system booster.
- Take supplements as necessary.
- Eat a healthy diet.
- Wash your hands frequently.
- Learn how to manage stress.
- Get plenty of rest.
- Take steps to prevent infections.
- Schedule annual physicals.
What do seniors do in the winter? Playing a game is one of the best activities for seniors in assisted living communities any time of year, not just winter! Games like puzzles, dominoes, cards, and more are the ideal activities for those cold winter days when seniors are cooped up indoors.