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Cold Weather Tips for Seniors

cold-weather-tipsWhen temperatures drop, it’s risky for everyone. But for seniors, it can be an even more serious health risk. Seniors are particularly susceptible to complications from winter weather. Falls, influenza and hypothermia top the list of winter problems. The JFK Hartwyck centers, the largest skilled nursing and rehabilitation provider in central New Jersey, offer some valuable tips on how to keep seniors safe and comfortable during the winter as temperatures drop.

“We want to share some of our tips to ensure the continued welfare and safety of thousands of older New Jerseyans,” says Andrew Kahane, assistant administrator, JFK Hartwyck at Edison Estates. “Our staff does an excellent job of protecting residents from extreme cold and related conditions and can offer a few basic tips on cold weather safety.”