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Aging and Eye Disease in Seniors

Aging and Eye Disease in Seniors

As seniors age, they are at an increased risk of developing an eye disease. Whether it is a struggle with low vision, cataracts, glaucoma or macular degeneration, they can show up with little to no notice. Out of older adults over the age of 50, more than 2 million have age-related macular degeneration, according to AARP’s article titled the “3 Eye Diseases...

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How to Prevent Your Loved One from Wandering

How to Prevent Your Loved One from Wandering

As those with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia progress to the middle stages of their disease, many changes occur. At these middle stages, they begin to have trouble  remembering family member’s names, what day it is or when certain events occurred. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, at least six out of ten people with dementia will begin to wander, sometimes getting lost or...

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Hearing Loss in Seniors

Hearing Loss in Seniors: Hearing Aid Options & What to Ask your Audiologist

According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), 17 percent of American adults report being affected by a hearing impairment. Breaking it down by age means that 18 percent of American adults from 45-64 are affected, 30 percent from 65-74 years old are affected and 47 percent of those ages 75 and up are affected by a hearing impairment. That is a large percentage when you...

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The Benefits of Music Therapy on Memory Loss

How many times have you heard a song and gotten a strange sense of déjà vu? With even just a few notes played, you can remember things you have since forgotten or even remember what you were doing at the second you first heard a specific song. Music has the power to make you remember things and take you back in time, which is why music therapy is one of the best things that you can use to help your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia feel more like themselves. For loved ones...

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Protecting Seniors from Scams

Taking Steps to Protect Seniors from Scams

In an increasingly digital world where seniors are using the internet to do research, communicate and purchase items, more and more seniors are falling victim to scammers and their various fraud tactics. This is why it is important to take an active interest in your loved one’s well-being and financial safety. 

Senior living expert Sue Sunderland, Executive Director at The Bridges at Warwick, a senior living community in Jamison, PA...

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