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Social Isolation in Seniors

For some the winter months are magical. The holidays are an amazing reminder of the joys of family and togetherness, and the new year is full of promises. For others the cold weather is a real concern. It can prevent many from leaving their homes and going about their days as they normally would, and the elderly is the most susceptible to the dangers of harsh winter weather. One such danger is social isolation.

Click through the links below to learn more about he hazards facing seniors this winter, as well as, the signs of and means of prevention for social isolation. 

5 Winter Hazards and How Seniors Can Avoid Them 

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Isolation Can Be Serious for Seniors

Avoiding Senior Isolation During Winter Months

Keep Seniors Social, Happy, and Healthy This Winter

Recognizing the Signs of Social Isolation

 

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