Fixing Cataracts Can Improve Your Health

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Remember the old song; the foot bone’s connected to the leg bone? Well here’s an interesting connection—better vision could lead to a 16 percent lower risk of hip fractures. Fixing cataracts can restore clear, colorful vision. According to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association, having cataract surgery lowers the risk of breaking a hip as well in adults 65 and older.

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Tips on Fall Prevention

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If your loved one has difficulty with mobility and you want to keep him or her safe, below is a list of considerations.

There is no way to prevent a fall but you can greatly reduce the risk of a fall occurring.

Tips to Reduce the Risk of a Fall

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Lifestyles over 50 encourages vibrant and healthy living through sharing news, articles, tips, events and resources with seniors, baby boomers, and caregivers. 

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