10 Ways to Help the Elderly in Winter

January 30th, 2014

Winter can bring many healthcare challenges for older people, especially those with mobility issues or those who are homebound. Ellen McCabe, director of professional education for HopeHealth, a non-profit healthcare organization providing medical care, care management, and support services in eastern Massachusetts, knows the dangers associated with winter weather all too well. “There are emotional risks, such […]

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Ask a Geriatrician

December 23rd, 2013

Dr. Suzanne Salamon, Chief Associate of Clinical Geriatrics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, answers your general questions about aging and geriatric medicine. Question: How can I stay safe during the cold weather of winter? Answer: First try to avoid hypothermia, which means internally, our bodies get too cold. Infants and elderly people are most […]

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