Updated June 25, 2020 During the coronavirus pandemic, wearing a face mask has become as normal as wearing clothes (or at least sweatpants, for those sheltering in place). Some people wear one only to grocery shop or take a walk; others, such as healthcare workers, wear one all day long. While a mask helps protect
Senior Skin Problems
Frequent hand-washing may be key to staying healthy, especially now and during cold and flu season, but it can really take a toll on your skin. That goes double in winter, when colder temps and drier air conspire to zap skin of the natural oils that maintain moisture and provide a protective barrier. This can
Ever meet someone with enough “youthful glow”, to be shocked when you see they have very visibly aging hands? Fact is, when you see noticeably aging hands on a middle-aged or younger person…it raises questions. The cause could be genetic inheritance, too much sun exposure, dry skin, other skin problems, or a combination of all.
Chances are, most young people have little idea of what Shingles is, much less how doctors treat it, or Medicare covers it. But the skin disease that’s scourge to so many millions of seniors has its roots in childhood. Chickenpox, in fact. Back in the day as they say, there wasn’t a vaccine preventing most