Posts Tagged: vulnerable

Keep your loved ones warm this winter

keep your loved ones warm

Although we are used to relatively mild winters with low snowfall, temperatures still fall down below the 0 mark, putting thousands of vulnerable people at risk. In fact, The Office for National Statistics released figures pointing out that there were as many as 14, 300 excess winter deaths in England and Wales in 2015/16. Elderly…

How to help the elderly and vulnerable this winter?

Daughter helping elderly vulnerable dad to stay in touch

The winter season is challenging in many ways: from increasing bills to unexpected breakages and lingering coughs and colds. But situations, which cause temporary discomfort for the regular person can be extremely difficult and even dangerous for the elderly and vulnerable. A beautiful snowfall, covering the city with a white blanket usually leads to a…