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Eat hot meal, stay active and wear thermals, elderly urged for winter

Older people have a thinner layer of fat under the skin which makes them more susceptible to the cold. Medical conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, can also impact how the body retains heat as blood circulation is impacted.

dd in low incomes and energy-wasting houses along with soaring energy bills. They need all the tips they can get to see them through winter. But for their health’s sake they should not skimp and there are supports out there. Here is just some of what they should know.

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