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Impact of Incontinence on Skin

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 by Razia Sanwari

Skin is a very important organ of the body, apart from being the largest. And it requires good caring and nurturing. A small cut or rash does hurt, doesn’t it? So, we really need to keep our skin in good condition and this is particularly applicable to those who have very fragile skin or who are constantly exposed to moisture which can have a debilitating effect on the skin.

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Defying Gravity: Preventing Falls

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 by Kevin Cleary

No matter how hard we try, gravity works. It’s always there pulling us down, but as we age old man gravity’s pull on us can become dangerous. Falls are a leading cause of injuries and hospital stays, especially in the elderly. The CDC reports that 1 in 3 older adults (65 or older) fall each year and these falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries.

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