According to the World Health Organisation, falls are the second leading cause of death from unintentional injuries globally. As seniors advance in age, many may need a holistic support system, including family, caregivers, and a residence that has been outfitted to accommodate the common frailties of age: reduced vision, decreased mobility, increased risk of falls and more.
With the increasing advancements in technology, living with diabetes can be a lot less stressful. Choosing cost-effective and the right storage equipment for your insulin medicine is important to a better quality of life, especially when you are someone who travels frequently.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes is a major cause of lower limb amputations, among other serious health complications.
Glaucoma and Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) are two common eye diseases that can result in blindness. Here is a closer look look at both conditions.
As one ages, it is common to have either of these two eye problems such as uncorrected refractive errors (includes hyperopia and presbyopia) and cataracts.
While the traditional wheelchair design has been unchanged for decades, there are some new groundbreaking designs that are vast improvements.
Patients who suffer acute blurring of vision or suddenly cannot see should seek help immediately, either with an ophthalmologist or GP/optometrist.
Modern walking canes are packed with all sorts of smart technology, to help both the old, and the blind too. Others often double up with alternate functions.
Today, Bluetooth technology is fast becoming the industry standard in hearing aids. We take a look at a few prominent models available today.