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    Driving and Glaucoma: What You Should Know

    Driving a car is for some synonymous with independence and is important to quality of life, from the time we are teenagers and first given the opportunity to pass the driver’s test, through adulthood. However, recent research suggests that people with even mild- to moderate-glaucoma have higher rates of errors when driving, which places themselves and others at risk. Learn why glaucoma can impair driving, how you can seek help, and options for transportation alternatives.

    Thursday, January 12, 2017
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    Understanding the Health Care Team in Alzheimer's Disease

    Warning signs of cognitive decline, such as forgetting conversations or missing appointments, could be early signs of Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. They could also represent a treatable condition, such as a medication side effect or depression. Either way, it’s important to figure out what’s wrong, why it’s happening, and what to do. This article provides helpful information on the range of health care providers, including specialists, who may become involved in Alzheimer's care.

    Thursday, January 12, 2017
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    Two Apps for People with Low Vision

    With the constant innovation and development of apps (short for "applications" of software that perform a specific task), the ability to download some of the latest apps on a mobile device can make a big difference in daily life. In this article, we will focus on two apps developed for low vision users of Apple products.

    Wednesday, January 4, 2017
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    "Aging in Place"—Weighing Caregiver Options

    Many older adults wish to remain in their home of choice as long as possible. Here are three important elements to consider that can help you successfully "age in place."

    Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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