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As temperatures are expected to drop across B.C. this week, seniors are encouraged  to prepare for extreme cold and winter storms.
Seniors have a much higher chance of being affected by cold weather. Changes that come with ageing can make it harder for older people to recognize their body is becoming too cold, which can quickly turn into a dangerous health condition, such as frostbite or hypothermia. Older adults are also more at risk of slips and falls on icy surfaces.  

Staying informed and prepared can help everyone stay safe during the winter months. Take precaution by: