Stay Safe and Warm in Cold Weather
Older adults can lose body heat quickly, faster than when they were younger. This can turn into a dangerous problem before an older person even knows what is happening. This is called hypothermia and can be a serious problem. For an older person a body temperature colder than 95 degrees can cause a heart attack, kidney problems, liver damage or worse.
Learn about hypothermia and the early and later warning signs of this dangerous problem. Learn how to stay warm in your house, how to dress to stay warm outside, what to do after you call 911 and get some of your questions answered.
Stay safe and warm in cold weather to stay healthy.