OMAHA, Neb., Jan.11, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- As winter storm Gia threatens to spread snow from the Rockies through the Midwest and to the mid-Atlantic,
"Winter weather creates additional hazards for seniors and can increase worry for families," said Lakelyn Hogan, gerontologist at Home Instead Senior Care. "Cold temperatures can increase the risk of hypothermia, as well as accidents and falls due to slick conditions. Families should take extra precautions to make sure loved ones are safe, warm and have all the necessities."
Home Instead Senior Care offers the following tips to help older adults stay safe during winter storms:
Build a network
To learn how Home Instead Senior Care can help older adults stay safe, visit http://www.homeinstead.com.
ABOUT HOME INSTEAD SENIOR CARE Founded in 1994 in Omaha, Nebraska, by Lori and Paul Hogan, the Home Instead Senior Care® network provides personalized care, support and education to help enhance the lives of aging adults and their families. Today, this network is the world's leading provider of in-home care services for seniors, with more than 1,100 independently owned and operated franchises that provide more than 60 million hours of care throughout the United States and 11 other countries. Local Home Instead Senior Care offices employ approximately 70,000 CAREGiversSM worldwide who provide basic support services that enable seniors to live safely and comfortably in their own homes for as long as possible. The Home Instead Senior Care network partners with clients and their family members to help meet varied individual needs. Services span the care continuum – from providing personal care to specialized Alzheimer's care and hospice support. Also available are family caregiver education and support resources.
SOURCE Home Instead Senior Care
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