Sun Safety: Sunglasses for Seniors

The season of sunblock and sunglasses is nearly upon us! But did you know that sun damage to eyes can occur anytime of the year – even if the weather is cloudy?

Early Signs of Vision Loss

As you age, you may notice that you’re holding the newspaper closer than you used to, or you’re taking longer to adjust to changes in lighting. Although its nearly inevitable that we all will need (stronger) eyeglass prescriptions as we grow older, it is important to recognize that vision loss from eye diseases is not a “natural” part of aging. Although age is a risk factor for many conditions, eye disease can (and should) be prevented and treated at any age.

Home Safety Tips for Low-Vision Loved Ones

As we age we lose the ability to get light in our eye as well as go from light to dark which can cause dangerous situations in the home.

5 Things Your Vision Says About Your Health

5 Things Your Vision Says About Your Health Did you know that glaucoma and cataracts aren’t the only problems that can be seen by looking into someone’s eye? The eye can also tell you about things like cholesterol levels, liver disease, or diabetes…if you know what to look for. Here are just a few things to look for.

Vision Exercises for Seniors

We often talk about exercising your aging loved one’s mind and body, but what about their eyes? Believe it or not, there are ways you and your senior can give your eyeballs a work out in order to naturally improve your vision!

Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 8. Finding the right Mother's Day gift can be challenging, especially when you're deciding what to give a senior citizen whose interests and activities differ greatly from yours.

Celebrating Healthy Vision Month

Did you know that May is Healthy Vision Month?

5 Ways to Lighten Your Load as a Caregiver for Someone with PD

Caring for a loved one with Parkinson’s disease (PD) can be a challenging job, especially as the disease progresses. How can you lighten your daily workload while still helping your loved one remain independent as long as possible? There are many solutions- here are just a few!

Myths About Caring for Someone with Parkinson’s Disease

As many of you know, until the day you become a caregiver you don’t really know what to expect as a caregiver. The unknown is more than likely the cause of so many myths surrounding the life of a caregivers.

Fall Prevention for People with Parkinson’s Disease

Falls are a frequent complication of Parkinson's disease (PD), and preventing falls is very important.

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