Brrrr! Safety tips for seniors during the winter season

Dress for Warmth

 With the drop in temperature, there is an increase in hypothermia in seniors. Hypothermia is a condition where the body temperature dips too low. More than half of hypothermia-related deaths were of people over the age of 65. So don’t let indoor temperatures go too low, not below 65 degrees. Dress in layers, wear warm clothing, and when going outside include a warm hat, gloves and a scarf.


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Great Educational Talk About Safety

Thank you Elders Village for the great educational talk about safety! Everyone present learned a lot.
Dena Aindow from the District Attorney’s office talked to us about “good habits”  to help keep ourselves safe from frauds and scams.
Captain Michael DeGrano from the Alameda Fire Department spoke about Disaster Preparedness and gave us some homework to

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Alameda Elders Services Open House

Alameda Elder Services (AES) threw open the doors and welcomed the community last Thursday with raffle prizes, refreshments and senior fitness tests.
Therapist, trainers and wellness coordinators were on hand to explain the benefits of AES senior-focused services including Medicare-approved therapy and customized one-on-one personal training.
AES takes pride in helping seniors gain greater

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