AMD awareness focuses on protecting and enhancing vision AMD awareness focuses on protecting and enhancing vision
(ARA) - While many people take their vision for granted, those with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) certainly do not. AMD Awareness is important because the condition deteriorates central vision, affecting everything from seeing faces clearly to literally having a large "blind spot" in the center of your vision, yet many people are unfamiliar with AMD.
AMD is the leading cause of severe vision loss in Americans over age 50,...
Move over apples: For some patients, an aspirin-a-day may keep the doctor away Move over apples: For some patients, an aspirin-a-day may keep the doctor away
(ARA) - The statistics are staggering: As the leading cause of death in the United States, cardiovascular (or heart) disease accounts for more than 2,200 deaths per day, or one every 39 seconds. Furthermore, the American Heart Association (...
Baby boomers: Don't let your world fall silent Baby boomers: Don't let your world fall silent
(ARA) - Larry Crum didn't realize how bad his hearing really was until he was hunting one afternoon with some friends. He couldn't hear a wild boar grinding his teeth just a few yards away.
As a 44-year-old husband, father and head pastor of the First Church of the Nazar...
Tips to help seniors avoid identity thieves Tommy and Susie aren't the only ones who love Grandmom and Grandpop. Identity thieves love seniors too. Fortunately, taking precautions - including monitoring one's identity and credit - can help seniors reduce their risk of identity theft.
Exercise for healthy aging When sedentary seniors experience a decline in health - stiff joints, achy limbs, fatigue, even chronic illness - they often mistake the need for more rest when the real prescription is exercise.