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Is macular degeneration limiting your ability to make new memories?

Is macular degeneration limiting your ability to make new memories?

Have you noticed your loved one having trouble seeing what they’re doing at the stove? Are they having trouble recognizing which grandchild is asking for help tying his shoe? For…

Seniors willing to discuss driving abilities, yet conversations rarely happen

Seniors willing to discuss driving abilities, yet conversations rarely happen

There are currently more than 23 million licensed drivers aged 70 and older, and with baby boomers beginning to reach 70 years of age, the number of seniors on the…

3 serious medical conditions associated with hearing loss

3 serious medical conditions associated with hearing loss

Think you might have hearing loss? It turns out procrastinating about that hearing test appointment may put more than just your hearing at risk. Primary care doctors now know hearing…

Learn how speaking to your doctor may have a positive effect on your rheumatoid arthritis

Learn how speaking to your doctor may have a positive effect on your rheumatoid arthritis

For the 1.3 million people across the United States who have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), pain is often a part of life. RA patients can experience pain and stiffness on a…

Diagnosed with kidney disease? Diet can help delay, prevent kidney failure

Diagnosed with kidney disease? Diet can help delay, prevent kidney failure

Chronic kidney disease affects one in 10 Americans age 20 or older, according to the CDC Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Managing the disease through diet and other lifestyle…

Spotlighting a rare and often silent form of kidney cancer

Spotlighting a rare and often silent form of kidney cancer

What may seem like vague symptoms – side pain, fatigue, fever and blood in the urine – can turn into an alarming diagnosis for the estimated 65,000 people each year…

Boomers: 5 daily tactics to defy aging in 10 minutes or less

Boomers: 5 daily tactics to defy aging in 10 minutes or less

Determined, vivacious, passionate – a lot of words describe America’s estimated 78 million baby boomers. This spirited group is redefining their golden years, staying active by working, traveling and enjoying…

Benefits of cochlear implants in older adults go beyond restored hearing

Benefits of cochlear implants in older adults go beyond restored hearing

As a private pilot and frequent commercial passenger, John Walkup’s hearing worsened over a number of years. But during one memorable airline flight, he suddenly lost most of his hearing,…

Selecting a Medicare plan: making the right choice

Selecting a Medicare plan: making the right choice

Seventy percent of people 64 and older say that selecting the right Medicare coverage impacts their ability to live a healthy life, according to a national survey of Medicare-eligible Americans…

The ‘hearing bone’s’ connected to the what?

The ‘hearing bone’s’ connected to the what?

Once upon a time, before people knew any better, they thought that hearing loss was simply a part of growing older – something not worth doing much about. They were…

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