Category: Senior Health Care of Jacksonville

seniors and cold weather jacksonville
Posted on: January 30, 2018 Posted by: Rene Pulido M.D. Comments: 0

Older Adults and Cold Weather

The most frequent winter injuries we see are due to patients slipping and falling. Nationwide, the data show that the risk of hip fractures rises significantly in the winter because of falls on ice and snow. Unfortunately, I frequently see seniors who try to be careful by limiting their outdoor …