How can a bedridden person alleviate chills overnight?

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Do they were socks. My Mom had to wear socks because f neuroppthy. If my feet are cold my whole body is.
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Sorry Glitterfairy, I'm not elderly and sometimes I have these issues. There are lot of good suggestions already, but I would also consider talking with the doctor. Maybe have her meds reviewed. Or check in on her diet as well. For myself, I don't hesitate to turn up the thermostat.
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It really depends on the capabilities of the person and the reason they feel chilled. If it is 80 degrees and they still feel cold then their circulation is poor and they may benefit from some simple exercises and a rub down with some nice lotion. You may need to watch that they aren't becoming overheated which can cause sweating and then chills.

My mom liked the polar fleece sheets too, as well as her electric blanket set on low. She also wore socks to bed and warm PJ's. Sometimes if she was still cold I provided a hot water bottle. Strangely enough she has none of these comforts at the nursing home yet I haven't heard her complain of the cold any more.
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Get a couple of cats, they are really warm.
A down comforter underlay also helps a lot.
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I bought some new style sheets for my father last year in December, and he just loves them. Although he does have a heated mattress pad, he says the sheets keep him warm anyway. They're like stuffed animals; they're soft and cuddly.

The sheets are "velour fleece", Baroque TM, apparently distributed by Northpoint Trading, Inc., NY. I spent quite a bit of time running down this company so I could order some more.

I found a lot of microfiber sheets, but I don't want them. I've used microfiber wash clothes and found they don't absorb water; they're just too artificial.

You might also try using double flannel sheets as the bottom sheets, or add a fleece throw under them or above them. Last year I discovered the free fleece throws used as donation incentives by charities were really, really warm, so I used them as a bottom sheet.

Years ago I bought some Belgian flannel sheets which were far more durable and warm than the often cheap and thin flannel sheets that are so commonly sold in stores.
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Well the obvious solution is to keep the room warmer or to provide extra blankets. If the person is immobile as well as bedridden then someone should be checking them through the night to reposition them.
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