Elderly & extreme weather

They tell you to check the four P's – people, plants, pipes and pets— during a freeze. But a lot of times we forget to check on our elderly—a deadly mistake.

An 82-year-old woman with dementia died after she was left home alone during the winter blast. Her body was found in a wooded area next to her Crosby house after she wandered off. Deputies say she died from the cold temperatures.

So, what steps should be taken to care for our elderly relatives, friends and neighbors in extreme weather? On the Factor to talk about it is caregiving expert Sherea Cary.

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