Tips on preventing skin cancer

The Council on Aging is sponsoring a free talk on skin cancer awareness May 6 at 10:30 a.m. in its offices at 12 Mudge Way. Michelle Caron, a registered nurse with the Greater Medford Visiting Nurses Association, will discuss the importance of awareness of skin changes and sun protection, especially in the summer months, and will review how to conduct a skin check on yourself. She will also answer audience questions. For more information, call the council at 781-275-6825.