It’s a winter wonderland here in New Jersey! It’s beautiful, but dangerous for seniors…

December 11th, 2013 No Comments

Visiting Angels’ back yard view in Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Yesterday’s snowfall in New Jersey created a winter wonderland at our Lawrenceville office! While the snow is beautiful, it does pose hazards for seniors, in particular. Falling is a big concern for older people in the snow.

If your loved one must go out in the snow, have them take precautions: use a walker or another person to steady themselves upon and wear protective hip gear. Shoveling snow is another snow-related activity seniors should avoid.

Shoveling snow and lifting snow places stress on the heart and increases the risk of a heart attack.

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