Neenah, Wis. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014
The American Academy of Dermatology recognizes May as Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. Dianna Malkowski of The CareGiver Partnership reminds us that skin cancer rates rise with age and that prevention and early detection save lives.
“It’s an ideal time to remind people of all ages that skin cancer can be prevented, and often even cured if found and treated early,” says Malkowski, physician assistant and nutritionist for the national retailer of skin care, incontinence and other home health care products. “Join us in taking action to prevent skin cancer and reduce the risk of UV damage.”
Malkowski shares four ways to protect skin as we head into spring and summer:
Malkowski says that in addition to sun protection, seniors managing incontinence should take extra steps to gently cleanse and protect skin against rashes, infections and ulcers, using products formulated for aging, injury-prone skin.
For more information on summer skin care and cancer prevention, along with hundreds of other articles of interest to seniors and caregivers, visit The CareGiver Partnership blog.
Dianna Malkowski is a Board Certified Physician Assistant and Mayo Clinic trained nutritionist specializing in diabetes, cancer, wound healing, therapeutic diets and nutrition support. She serves on the board of professional advisers for The CareGiver Partnership and enjoys working with patients and caregivers alike.