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Thanks to greater senior eye health awareness and new screening and surgical techniques, debilitating vision problems like cataracts are on the decline in older Americans.

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We already know that a healthy lifestyle is a major factor in living a long life, but studies now show that having hobbies and staying socially active are equally important.

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Ageism against seniors can’t be defined simply as prejudice against older adults. Researchers are finding that ageism is a complex phenomenon consisting of a range of negative attitudes toward seniors. A Princeton study on the causes of ageism reveals that we’ve still got a long way to go in the fight against age-related negative stereotypes:

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Although people of all ages are at risk, statistics show that when it comes to online safety, seniors are more vulnerable. In fact, according to the DHS, “seniors are defrauded at twice the rate of the rest of the population.” Learn more:

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Taking five or more daily medications can greatly affect one’s ability to drive safely. Learn more about how medications can affect your driving ability.

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Our elders have decades of experience to pass on to future generations. But will we listen? Professor Karl Pillemer of Cornell University is on a mission to make sure we heed their sage advice. Learn more:

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Your aging parent may find moving into senior living to be a frightening prospect. Think again! We break down the seven biggest fears about senior living and shares why there’s nothing to be worried about.

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Learn more about PACE, a program under Medicare that states can elect to provide to Medicaid beneficiaries as an optional Medicaid benefit.

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According to these exceptional caregivers, it’s important to practice these tips while caregiving:

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Although we could all benefit from taking more time to care for our vision, eye health is an especially important issue for seniors. Learn more about the warning signs of age related vision problems:
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