The Impact of Cataracts on Vision and What You Can Do

Cataracts are extremely common in older adults, though they can affect people at any age. Over time, natural proteins build up on the lens in the eye causing changes in vision. This buildup often progresses very slowly over many years, so many people do not even realize that they have cataracts until their visual impairment … Continue reading The Impact of Cataracts on Vision and What You Can Do

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Breaking Down Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia. It causes people to have difficulty with memory, communication, and focus. As the disease progresses, they may become easily confused or disoriented and have trouble completing basic tasks. Unfortunately, scientists are not entirely sure what causes Alzheimer’s or why some people develop it and others don’t. It can … Continue reading Breaking Down Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

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Taking Steps to Build Stronger Bones

A problem that many people face as they get older is osteoporosis. Bones become more fragile and brittle making them more susceptible to fractures. It is also common for seniors’ bones to become less dense as they age, which also contributes to risk of injury or disability. The good news is, there are many steps … Continue reading Taking Steps to Build Stronger Bones

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Low Impact Exercises for Seniors to Stay in Shape

Staying fit and active can allow seniors to live longer, healthier lives while doing the activities they enjoy. Age does not have to be a limiting factor. May 31 is National Senior Health and Fitness Day, and a wonderful time to brush up ways to stay physically fit. While some seniors are life-long runners, tennis … Continue reading Low Impact Exercises for Seniors to Stay in Shape

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Spring Activities to Do with Aging Parents

As winter fades away, there are more opportunities to get out and about. Busy schedules and bad weather may have kept you from spending as much time with your aging parents as you had hoped, but now you can get back into the swing of things. Regular visits can be a great way to strengthen … Continue reading Spring Activities to Do with Aging Parents

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