November 29th, 2017 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized
The fall and winter seasons are when most people retreat indoors and spend their time trying to keep the outdoor chill away. It’s important that your home is cozy to ensure that your family stays warm and comfortable. If you want to increase the comfort of the setting, there are a few important tips to follow.
Turn on the Fire
The fireplace is one of the top features to use during the winter season when the temperatures drop outside. You can create a cozy and warm interior setting by turning the fire on, which will allow you to use the heater less and save more money each day. Hire a professional to clean out the chimney to ensure that it’s in good condition before the fall or winter season starts.
The fire tools and a stack of wood should be easy to access next to the fireplace to ensure that the fire can be kept ablaze for several hours. An in home care provider can assist with starting the fire.
Add a Stack of Blankets
Make it easy to stay warm by adding a stack of blankets in a basket in the living room or bedroom. Adding extra blankets or a comforter to the bed will also make it easier to sleep well during the night.
Holes or cracks that are present on the walls of the house can allow cold air in at different times of the day, making it necessary to seal everything. Caulk holes or cracks that are present near doors and windows.
Add Portable Heaters
Seniors who are prone to getting colder during the day and night can rely on portable heaters that are more energy-efficient and will make it easy to stay warm. You can turn on the heater while watching television or reading a book to ensure that your body doesn’t become too cold while spending time indoors.
There are many ways to stay cozy at the end of the year when the temperatures drop with the help of a caregiver. Contact Loved ones if you need at-home care. With over 20 years experience, the experts at Loved Ones In-Home Personal Care and Nursing offer customizable services that range from basic Personal Care, to more extensive and focused care for Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients. Find out more about our services or call us at 1-800-601-0783.