How to Prevent Hypothermia in Older People

Harsh winter temperatures increase the risk of hypothermia in older people, which puts them in real danger of severe health problems such as heart attacks and kidney damage. When freezing conditions strike, it’s vital to know how to keep older relatives safe from hypothermia and what to do if you notice warning signs of a drop in their body temperature.

This is a guest post by Michael Leavy, Managing Director of Home Healthcare Adaptations, a family-run company that specializes in adapting homes for the elderly and less abled. To learn more, visit

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