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This week: Senior skin care, physical therapy tips and palliative care

Skin becomes thinner and drier as we age, but there are some steps seniors and their caregivers can take to keep skin healthy.

In this week's "HealthLink on Air," Dr. Ramsay Farah, chief of dermatology at Upstate Medical University, discusses what to expect for skin care in the later years. He also explains the importance to seniors of moisturizing, washing in lukewarm water with mild soaps and continuing to use sunscreen.

Also this week, doctor of physical therapy Adam Rufa tells how to minimize problems when using electronic devices. And, internal medicine doctor Silviu Pasniciuc explains the role of palliative care. Tune in this Sunday, December 29 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for "HealthLink on Air."