Elderly Vision Loss: 5 Family Caregiver Home Safety Tips

Vision loss is a serious home safety risk for seniors and a big concern for caregivers. Here are five safety tips to make home a safer place for loved ones coping with vision issues. According to the Caregiver Space, (https://thecaregiverspace.org/) Roughly 6 million American seniors are either legally blind or live with impaired vision — …

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What Seniors Need To Know About Vision Loss

The three most common eye conditions that tend to arise later in life are cataracts, macular degeneration and glaucoma. This article from U.S. News and World Report takes a look at each of them and how to care for aging eyes. For most of us, hitting age 40 signals a time of change with regard …

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How To Boost Your Diet And Nutrition To Protect Aging Eyes

  Our March theme of discussions about senior vision continues. Lifestyle changes, including good nutrition, can help delay or prevent certain eye problems in older adults. According to All About Vision, here’s how to protect aging eyes. Age-related eye diseases such as macular degeneration and cataracts commonly cause impaired vision and blindness in older adults. …

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8 Ways To Protect Your Eyesight

allaboutvision.com). Protecting your eyesight is one of the most important things you can do to help maintain your quality of life. Some type of sight-threatening eye problem affects one in six adults age 45 and older. And the risk for vision loss only increases with age. In fact, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) estimates …

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Adult Vision Changes: Over 60 Years of Age

Vision changes occur as people get older, but that doesn’t have to affect lifestyle. According to the American Optometric Association, awareness of the warning signs, making wise lifestyle choices, and having regular eye exams are all key. Vision changes occur as you get older, but these changes don’t have to affect your lifestyle. Knowing what …

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Making Life Easier for Older Adults with Low Vision

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How To Help Someone Who Is Visually Impaired

February is Low Vision Awareness Month. If you have a family member who has low vision, there are many ways to help them maintain their independence. According to allaboutvision.com, Good vision is a precious gift — and one that’s easy to take for granted. Imagine for a minute what life would be like if your …

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What Seniors Should Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month. Many eye diseases are treatable if diagnosed early enough. But often, the damage from eye disease happens slowly, so a person doesn’t notice a loss of vision until it is too late. Vision loss can lead to depression, inactivity and overall decline in seniors. The top cause of impaired …

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