Tara Linville, PA-C, who practices dermatology with Utica Park Clinic, shares skin safety tips for older adults as they embark on outdoor activities this spring and summer.
“As older adults get outside and have increased sun exposure, it is important to wear protective clothing, including a wide-brim hat and sunglasses,” Linville said. “They also need to apply sunscreen with a SPF 30 or above 30 minutes prior to exposure. Application needs to be repeated every two hours and sunscreen needs to be used even on cloudy days. Also, avoid sun exposure between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.... Read More »