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Advice to help elderly through the winter

Thu, 21 Nov 2013


A new online health guide has been launched to help vulnerable people through the winter.

Like the UK, the Isle of Man sees an increase in deaths of approximately 30 to 40 during the colder months - with most occurring in those aged 65 and over.

The Department of Health's guide offers tips and information on keeping warm and ensuring older family members are comfortable and safe.

Dr Paul Emerson spoke to us about one of the most important issues people should be aware of:

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