Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss among people 50 and older and impacts 16 million Americans – more than glaucoma and cataracts combined. AMD is a progressive eye condition caused by degeneration of the part of the...
A PERS Can Be a Lifesaver

A PERS Can Be a Lifesaver

Personal Emergency Response Systems allow for much more independence for seniors. Technology has come a long way toward providing systems that allow seniors to age in place securely.  Perhaps there is no one in the English-speaking world that does not immediately...
Signs of Sleep Apnea

Signs of Sleep Apnea

Something that may be obvious but is not often considered sufficiently is the importance of sleep. Of course, sleep is essential for everyone.  It allows the body and the mind to recharge at the end of every day.  Insufficient sleep results in the body and brain not...
What a DNR is – and is Not

What a DNR is – and is Not

There may come a day when it is impossible for you to speak for yourself. Careful planning while you are at full capacity is the best way for your wishes to be carried out when you are not able to convey your feelings and desires. For example, a Do-Not-Resuscitate...