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In Home Care Service Advice: How Seniors Can Save Money on Winter Clothes

Nov 21, 2017 by Jennifer Cason

Shopping for winter clothes can be expensive for older adults, especially those who are living on a fixed income. However, there are plenty of ways seniors can land excellent deals on winter clothing items. If your older loved one is in need of new clothes this winter season, an in home care service professional can educate them on these money saving tips:

Quality Over Quantity

Rather than purchasing many pairs of pants, sweaters, and coats, seniors should only buy a few. By focusing on quality over quantity, older adults can ensure that their winter clothing lasts them for years to come and save money as a result.


Since most older adults are retired, they have the time to search for coupons. If your senior loved one is unfamiliar with how to find coupons, an in home care service aide can show them how to by looking in newspapers, magazines, and the internet.

Shop Sales

Many retailers host sales during certain holidays. Seniors should keep themselves updated on when these sales occur and try to make their winter clothing purchases during these sales. They may save twenty percent on an item by simply buying it during an after Thanksgiving or Christmas sale.

Join Loyalty Programs

If your older adult frequents a certain retailer, an in home care service provider can show them how to join that retailer’s loyalty program. By joining loyalty programs, they can receive coupons in the mail and be notified of special events and sales.

Buy Used

Thrift and consignment stores are ideal for older adults who would like to save on winter clothing. Seniors who like to shop and have the time to browse can score some unbeatable deals on used clothing. After they wash these clothes, they can wear them and feel like they are brand new.

Focusing on quality over quantity, taking advantage of coupons, shopping sales, joining loyalty programs, and buying used are all great ways for older adults to save big on their winter clothes shopping. 

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