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Eye diseases may go unnoticed in individuals with diabetes

Eye diseases may go unnoticed in individuals with diabetes

With more than 8 percent of the American population having been diagnosed with diabetes, regular dilated eye exams are critical to prevent vision loss. Diabetes is a disease that interferes…

Are there any investment ‘bargains’ left?

Are there any investment ‘bargains’ left?

Although everyone loves a bargain, they are often very hard to find. Usually, the best time to find a bargain is when a product is out of favor with buyers.…

Seniors: Create an independent, restful and peaceful home setting

Seniors: Create an independent, restful and peaceful home setting

Senior living is a time for rest and relaxation, and the home is the first place to incorporate a comfortable and spa-like living quarters. The chaos of raising children has…

Move over carrots: other key nutrients for healthy vision

Move over carrots: other key nutrients for healthy vision

Popeye trumps Bugs Bunny – at least for your eyes. An overwhelming majority of Americans – 89 percent – identify carrots as the best food to eat to ensure healthy…

Why older adults must understand their flu vaccine options and get vaccinated

Why older adults must understand their flu vaccine options and get vaccinated

With the 2013-2014 flu season officially here, it’s important to consider the single best way to prevent influenza (commonly known as “the flu”) – the flu vaccine. What many older…

Not home for the holidays: the beauty of holiday traveling

Not home for the holidays: the beauty of holiday traveling

Vocalists from Perry Como and the Carpenters to Michael Buble have warbled about how wonderful it is to be home for the holidays. But who says you have to buy…

Peripheral Artery Disease: Screening and early treatment can save your legs and your life

Frequent leg cramps, leg pain when walking and slow-to-heal sores on your feet are annoying, but did you know they can also be symptoms of a serious disease? Peripheral Artery…

Simple ways older drivers can save money on auto insurance

Simple ways older drivers can save money on auto insurance

Are your auto insurance premiums too high? Maybe they are, but not for reasons you might think. Insurance companies aren’t charging you higher premiums because you’re in an over-50 age…

Simple ways older drivers can save money on auto insurance

Simple ways older drivers can save money on auto insurance

Are your auto insurance premiums too high? Maybe they are, but not for reasons you might think. Insurance companies aren’t charging you higher premiums because you’re in an over-50 age…

Life after stroke: Advice for physical and emotional recovery

Life after stroke: Advice for physical and emotional recovery

Did you know a stroke occurs every 40 seconds on average? About 795,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year, according to the American Stroke Association. If you…

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