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Top tips for staying warm and well this winter

As we get older, our bodies respond differently to the cold which can leave us more susceptible to serious health problems. But with a little preparation, and by following some simple suggestions, you can stay healthy, safe and comfortable this winter.

Top tips for staying healthy:

  1. Keep moving 
  2. Eat and drink well
  3. Have a flu jab every year 
  4. Keep your hands clean 
  5. Protect yourself from chilblains
  6. Organise your medications
  7. Keep your spirits up 
  8. Be safe outside

If you need support, we have services to help you over winter: 

If you need any advice or support on preparing for winter, contact us 

Contact Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire:

Telephone: 0800 008 6077

Email: referralhub@ageukhw.org.uk

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