Like every part of the body, the skin changes with age. The teen years bring dreaded pimples. Middle age brings telltale wrinkles. In elderly adults, skin conditions may become more numerous — and more noticeable — as the skin continues to thin and lose fat, elasticity and moisture. Skin cell turnover decreases dramatically, which slows wound healing.
elderly skin problems
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.