Current statistics reveal that 65% of those with visual impairment and 82% of those who are blind are over 50 years old. That’s why everyone age 50 or older should visit an eye care professional for a comprehensive dilated eye exam. As you age, you are at higher risk of developing age-related eye diseases and conditions. Many…

By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, the number of Americans who have visual impairments is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million having low vision. Low vision is when even with regular glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery, people have difficulty seeing, which makes everyday tasks difficult to do. For people…

  We already know that people who follow a Mediterranean diet have better heart and metabolic health, live longer, and may even have better mental health than others. Now new research has found that older people who followed a Mediterranean diet for a year also had healthier gut microbiomes. In addition, they were also less…

Recreational Therapy Month raises awareness about the positive and pivotal impact of therapeutic recreation programs and services in improving health and well-being. Over the years, recreational therapy has become an important component of quality patient care.

It’s heart month and it’s time to improve your heart health. Did you know that nearly half of all U.S. adults have some type of cardiovascular disease? Yes, heart disease was the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. and stroke was No. 5. Since having high cholesterol levels — especially “bad” LDL —…

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