How old are you?
“A woman never tells…I’m young at heart…I feel older than I am…how old do I look?… I’ve been 25 for over four decades now…” The variety of responses that I get from that simple question never ceases to amaze me – sometimes it feels like I’m in a singles’ bar rather …Read more
Over seven million people in the United States are at risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Up until now, treatments for this form of vision loss are limited, including options such as heat lasers or drugs. However, these treatment options aren’t fool-proof and are, in many cases, both inconvenient and uncomfortable. Fortunately, there could be a new option for vision loss sufferers on the horizon. New research has stumbled upon a more effective, easier and more convenient topical treatment …Read more
While some seniors complain of the toll that the years have taken on them, others enthusiastically claim that they feel even more healthy and alive than they ever did in their forties. One way to turn your senior years into your golden ones is to make sure that you continue to meet the unique and changing nutritional needs that develop as you age. Aside from ensuring that your diet is based on minimally processed, natural and healthy foods, here are …Read more
Research shows that about 40 percent of Americans over the age of 65 take five or more medications a day. As we get older, it is expected that more health issues will arise, necessitating a higher need for medications. However, public health researchers at Brown’s University have discovered that 21 per cent of seniors are being told by their doctors to take medications that are known to be high-risk.
High-risk medications are drugs that have …Read more