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  • Bruising in the Elderly: What Causes Skin Bruising in Seniors? Bruising in elderly people is a common condition that we see frequently. Have you visited a nursing facility or Alzheimer’s Care Center and noticed bruises on elderly people’s arms and hands? If you have been around an elderly person, or if you are not as young as you once ... Continue Reading
  • How to Maintain Skin Integrity in the Elderly If you have a skin injury or have been exposed to environmental factors such as radiation, you may be at risk for impaired skin integrity. This results in adverse skin conditions. Luckily, there are steps you can take, such as enjoying a nutritious diet or practicing good ... Continue Reading
  • Skin Tears in the Elderly: Causes, Prevention, Treatment Just like the rest of your body, as you age, so does your skin. It wrinkles and loses its elasticity. Bruising becomes a larger issue as well. This is simply a fact of life, so you and your loved one’s will want to know the causes, prevention, and treatment of skin tears ... Continue Reading
  • Melanoma Facts: Answers to 10 Frequently Asked Questions May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and as the weather warms up, there’s no better time to learn about preventable skin cancer. If you’ve ever noticed a new or unusual mole on your body and felt concerned about it, your concern isn’t unwarranted. Skin cancer is quite common, ... Continue Reading
  • Psoriasis Awareness Month: Does Psoriasis Get Worse with Age? Since it’s Psoriasis Awareness Month, we wanted to take a look at the most common autoimmune disease in the nation and shed some light on this sometimes painful skin condition. Anyone with psoriasis knows just how difficult it can be to deal with the disease. From redness, ... Continue Reading
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