Whats different about elderly skin?

There’s one area of caregiving where you can make a big difference to your loved one’s comfort: looking after their skin. 
We all need our skin to be healthy. Our happiness and comfort depend on it. But as we grow older, our skin also ages and becomes fragile and more at risk from injury. 
irritates it, making it more susceptible to dermatitis, infection and rashes. Frequent cleaning with soap and water does further harm. Also, urine can make skin smell unpleasant.

Good hygiene

With the right hygiene, you’ll help prevent skin irritation and infection, and soothe your loved one’s skin. You’ll helping them to feel clean, comfortable, and smelling nice.
In this section you can learn about and hygiene products designed for elderly skin. Find out how to give your loved one the special skin care they need: