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3 Eye Diseases of the Aging — Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

3 Eye Diseases of the Aging — Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Eyes may not be a window to the soul, as poets have claimed, but eyesight is certainly a window on the world. As boomers age, however, millions of them will struggle with some kind of eye disease. Over age 40, an estimated 25 million people...

Woman Helped After Going Blind Due to Medication Side Effect

Woman Helped After Going Blind Due to Medication Side Effect

"By the time help had arrived, I had gone blind!” Evelyn told our emergency operator, recounting her medical emergency on June 26th. At around 12pm, Evelyn’s eyesight had become blurry. She attempted to walk to her front room but fell to the floor. Her head was...

Life After Hip Replacement – Caregiving Tips

Life After Hip Replacement – Caregiving Tips

Reposted from http://adesteinhomecare.com, to see the original article click here. Many seniors go through a hip replacement and choose to start One Call Alert service as a protection against what might happen if they fall or have other issues in recovery. One Call Alert is the most trusted...

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the US. March has become a rallying point for the colon cancer community where thousands of patients, survivors, caregivers and advocates throughout the country join together to spread colon cancer awareness by wearing blue,...

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

2.7 million people in the United States over age 40 have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase. Glaucoma is called "the sneak thief of sight" since there are no symptoms and once vision...

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