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Cataracts represent the leading cause of blindness worldwide and they are known to primarily affect older adults. It’s vital that seniors have the right information to better understand the condition and know what to do if they have them.
While they may not be guaranteed protection, vaccines represent the best form of risk reduction, and can help make symptoms less severe for those who do come down with an illness. Here are recommended vaccinations seniors should consider, upon thorough discussion with their physician.
As we age, it’s especially important that we foster positive social engagement to not only safeguard against isolation, but to also improve various aspects of our physical health. Here's why it's important.
As we age, it becomes more imperative that we safeguard our vision before problems – like cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy – arise. Fortunately, seniors can take steps to reduce their risk of visual impairment.
Seniors are more likely to become dehydrated, and face a greater risk of everything from falling to contract illnesses. In this article, we’ll explore the factors that influence hydration, the health consequences of dehydration, and steps seniors and caregivers can take to reduce the overall risk.