Identifying and preventing cataracts, part 1

06 April 2010

Many of you may wonder what a cataract is. Is family history important to the development of a cataract? Can you prevent cataracts ? Will cataracts cause blindness? How are cataracts fixed?

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More news you need to know about cataracts

06 April 2010

In last month’s article, I discussed what a cataract is. For those of you who may have missed the article, I will summarize. The lens in the eye acts much like a lens in a camera. It focuses images we see onto the retina that is analogous to film in a camera. When we are […]

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Oral health and missing teeth linked to wellbeing

06 April 2010

The treatment, management and prevention of oral diseases in older people will improve not only the condition of the mouth, but also overall health and well-being.

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5 ways to plan for your parents’ future

06 April 2010

When it comes to buying a new car, many of us spend countless hours combing through magazines and websites that rate the different makes and models.

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Holidays present challenges for older loved ones

06 April 2010

“Tis the season.” Winter is a special time for caution if you or someone in your family is an older adult. It is the season for the flu, for slips on icy streets, and for other dangers that are particularly great for seniors.

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What is elder law and how does it apply to families?

06 April 2010

The National Elder Law Foundation defines elder law as “the legal practice of counseling and representing older persons or their representatives.” On its face the definition appears to be both simple and clear.

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