As winter weather heads our way, be prepared to help people with Alzheimer’s stay safe in cold weather. Make sure the person has the following supplies available:
• Warm clothing and blankets
• Flashlights and extra batteries in case power goes out
• Food that is easy to prepare
• Incontinence undergarments, if needed
Older adults are particularly vulnerable to hypothermia in cold weather. Review this brochure to help prevent hypothermia this winter.