Elderly Skin Care
The skin of the elderly is thin and fragile, and requires different care and products than younger skin. Moreover, seniors' skin may suffer negative effects from a lifetime of overexposure to the sun and smoking. Learn how to care for elderly skin.
Articles About Elderly Skin Care
- Protecting Senior Skin from the Summer Sun
Everyone wants and needs a little sunshine, but the sun's rays can be damaging to an elderly person's skin. Dermatologist Arielle Kauvar talks about ways to protect senior skin from damaging UVA and UVB rays using sunscreen, sun protective clothing, sunglasses and other methods.
- Ways to Remove Skin Tags
Skin tags are a common skin problem for older adults. Removing skin tags with surgery is a simple procedure that can be performed by a dermatologist.
- Protecting Senior Skin from Winter Weather Damage
The bitter cold and blistering winds of winter can wreak havoc on your skin. Use these six tips to enhance your skin care regimen and prevent dryness, cracking and eczema.
- The Skinny on Skin Problems
Treatments for dry skin, bruising, bed sores and other skin conditions that are common among elderly people.