What Your Eyes Say 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.

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.

Celebrating Mothers!

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 14th, and the Senior Helpers family wanted to take a moment to wish all the mothers out there a very special and happy day!

Vision Exercises for Seniors

We often talk about exercising your aging loved one’s mind and body, but what about their eyes? .

Bad Habits for Bad Eyesight

In the age of technology, it feels like our eyes are always focusing on a screen.

Top 5 Foods for Healthy Eyes

More likely than not your parents told you to eat your carrots because they were good for your eyes, right?

Tips on Parkinson’s Care

We know that being a caregiver is one of the most demanding jobs. Caring for a loved one with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) can be an exhausting task, but there are ways to manage your stress while still providing the best care.

Myths About Parkinson’s Care

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.

Education for Families of Parkinson’s Disease

A Parkinson’s diagnosis comes with a wide variety of challenges, questions and concerns. Fortunately, there are several organizations that work together to provide the education families need to understand and provide the right care for Parkinson’s.

Early Warning Signs of Parkinson’s Disease

When you think of Parkinson’s disease, you more than likely think of tremors or uncontrolled movements in the hands. While that is certainly a symptom of PD, tremors do not necessarily always mean Parkinson’s. In fact, there are several symptoms to keep an eye on, and while no single symptom means you should worry, you should always be aware.

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