Helping your Parent after a Diagnosis of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

A diagnosis of macular degeneration can leave a senior fearful of what lies ahead and their ability to lead an independent life. Depending on the stage of the disease, they may have no vision loss or their central vision may be diminishing at a rapid pace. There are lifestyle changes that may slow down the progression of this disease and ways to make your loved one’s home safer and easier to navigate so that they can live as independently as possible ... Read more

3 Ways a Senior Can Help Prevent Prostate Cancer

According to WebMD, "cancer starts when (cancer) cells in the body begin to grow out of control". They can then spread to other areas of the body.  For prostate cancer, what we see is cancer cells that grow uncontrollably in the prostrate, a gland found only in males.  The treatments for prostate cancer typically include chemotherapy, surgery, cryotherapy, radiation, and/or hormonal therapy. For elderly parents, there are some ways to prevent prostate cancer that they can begin doing today.  These are: 1.  Eat Certain ... Read more