Low Vision in the Elderly Articles

  • How to Make Life Easier and Safer for Seniors with Low Vision

    Visual impairment can greatly affect one’s day-to-day function, physical health and mental wellbeing. Fortunately, there are many products and techniques that can help blind seniors and those with low vision lead safe, active lives.

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  • How to Convince a Senior to Wear Adult Diapers

    Pro tip: The first step in winning this common battle is to strike the word “diaper” from your vocabulary.

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  • Why Seniors Refuse to Eat and What You Can Do About It

    When the person you are caring for has stopped eating or only picks at the food on their plate, your first reaction is to push them to eat. Instead, consider the underlying reasons for their diminished appetite and how they can be addressed.

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  • Taking the Car Keys: What to Do If an Elderly Loved One Won't Stop Driving

    Many family caregivers realize that an aging loved one is no longer a safe driver. Seniors are usually adamant about retaining their driving privileges, but there are outside sources of help for taking a parent's keys.

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  • Activities Top Tips: Hobbies for Blind and Low-Vision Seniors

    The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips and suggestions for activities for blind and low-vision seniors.

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  • Are You Getting the Best Eyeglasses and Care for Aging Eyes?

    Aging eyes need special care, but seniors don't always get it. Seniors don't often complain when they can't see well. Seniors should see an optometrist to be sure they receive an accurate prescription and a good glasses fit.

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  • The 4 Most Common Age-Related Eye Diseases

    Glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy are the four most common eye conditions among people over age 65. Learn about symptoms and preventive measures you can take to help preserve your vision.

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