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  • What Causes Itchy Skin in the Elderly? Itchy skin, also known as pruritus, can be quite annoying and debilitating. This is common in older adults because skin becomes drier, and therefore itchier, with age. However, this problem can be helped by determining the causes and performing some management techniques. In ... Continue Reading
  • Common Rashes in Elderly Adults Common Rashes in Elderly Adults Changes to the skin are among the most obvious transformation that the body undergoes with age. But in addition to visible differences, like wrinkles or age spots, there are also less obvious changes. Skin becomes thinner, less elastic, boasts ... Continue Reading
  • Elderly Skin Care Tips: Common Conditions and Aging Problems Skin changes naturally as we age. Elderly skin is less oily, less elastic, thinner, and bruises more easily than “normal” skin. As a result, seniors may notice changes or issues with their skin that they did not have when they were younger. Skin Complaints in the Elderly The ... Continue Reading
  • 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
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