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Aging Risk of Skin Cancer
As we age, our risk of developing skin cancer can increase so it is crucial for older adults to protect their skin from the sun by using sunscreen, wearing protective clothing, and seeking shade. Here are some key points regarding the aging risk of skin cancer:
More Safety Measures
Protection from the sun is just the beginning. By adopting preventive measures and maintaining regular skin health check-ups, the risk of skin cancers can be mitigated:
Did you know that Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) is the longest-serving VNA in the state of New Jersey? So we know a thing or two about helping seniors “age in place” to avoid hospitalization and nursing homes, and also what services people need to recover from illness and surgery at home. We suggest that you learn more about our home health care services and make a plan to age at home before you have a health emergency.
Medicare and supplemental insurance often do not cover all the care our patients and caregivers need. If you would like to help, please visit vnannj.org/donate or call VNA Foundation at 973-451-4148.
The Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) is a leading provider of comprehensive home health care services in Morris, Hunterdon, Sussex, Warren, Somerset, and Passaic Counties in Northern New Jersey. Established in 1898, generations have known that just one call to VNA opens the door to quality, patient-centered home health care solutions that allow patients to remain in the comfort of their homes with dignity, health, and independence.
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