Preventing Macular Degeneration

More Americans lose vision to macular degeneration than to any other cause of blindness. According to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation (AMDF), macular degeneration affects more than ten million Americans and is currently considered incurable. Macular degeneration occurs when the macula, the central portion of the retina, deteriorates. Typical signs and symptoms include a loss […]

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Etiquette for Activities of Daily Living: Dressing the Senior You Care for

Caregiving is not easy. It is such a personal, intimate process—doctor’s visits, constant activities together, health concerns, time constraints; everything seems to intertwine into daily life, making two (or more) people in a caregiving situation more intimate than they might otherwise choose to be. One particular caregiving activity that can seem embarrassing, complicated, and so […]

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