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Older Adult Often Stop Bathing As Frequently As They Once Did: Why?

MotherDaughter_shutterstock_586964051Believe it or not, older adults are often healthier for not showering or bathing every week because they have dryer skin, among other reasons. Still, someone just skipping a shower now and then isn't what is likely bothering you if you are interested in this topic. Sometimes there are reasons that need to be considered and even assistance offered if the older adult is going long periods without getting cleaned up.

Read more on the Egosancares blog for some tips that may help you help your elder get back into routine bathing. 

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