November is the nationally recognized month for healthy skin making it the perfect time to prepare elderly patients for the coming colder seasons. The colder and much dryer whether can exacerbate skin conditions. It often affects most everyone’s skin. There are several ways to help protect the elderly and their delicate skin.
5 Tips for Keeping Elders Skin Young and Healthy
After being outside, or exposed to UV rays at all, moisturize the skin. The best moisturizers provide vitamins for the skin such as Vitamin A and E as well as plant extracts like Aloe Vera and Coconut. Coconut oil contains a natural amount of SPF of anywhere from 4 to 8 depending on how it was manufactured. It is a good idea to practice all of these tips, including after sun care, each day regardless of the amount seniors are exposed to ultraviolet rays.
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