Physicians Urge Public to Avoid Cold Weather Emergencies

As a powerful arctic cold front sweeps through the country, emergency physicians are urging people to understand cold weather health risks and take precautions to avoid cold-related medical emergencies. When temperatures drop, the risk of illness or injury can rise, especially for children and seniors. Overexposure to cold can be very dangerous, and it is … More Physicians Urge Public to Avoid Cold Weather Emergencies

Simple Ways To Create A Healthy, Winter-Ready Home

When chilly weather arrives and the days get shorter, chances are good you’ll spend the majority of your days indoors. Before you start your hibernation, it’s a good idea to ensure your home is up to the task. Put your well-being at the top of the list with these ideas to help ensure a health-conscious … More Simple Ways To Create A Healthy, Winter-Ready Home

Basic Steps To Keep Seniors Safe

Home Instead Senior Care is encouraging us all to help senior loved ones and neighbors stay safe in the snow and extreme cold temperatures. “Winter is a difficult time, and storms like this can be especially hard on seniors,” said Lakelyn Hogan, gerontologist at Home Instead Senior Care. “Older adults can be relatively sensitive to even moderately … More Basic Steps To Keep Seniors Safe

Smart Quick Tips for Winter Driving And Safety Awareness

When it comes to winter car care, many motorists think of antifreeze and batteries, but vehicles need extra attention in winter, especially when a bomb cyclone hits and temperatures drop.  “Most people never heard of ‘bombogenesis” until heavy snow and dangerous cold recently hit many areas of the country, including several states that usually don’t … More Smart Quick Tips for Winter Driving And Safety Awareness