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February 21, 2013

Listening to the Web: An Online App to Save Your Eyesight

…by clicking here; then copy and paste this URL into the Sound Gecko URL field: https://seniorplanet.org/toolbar-save-your-eyesight. Then let us know what your think of it in the comments box below….

April 27, 2017

The Problem with Hearing Aids—and the Solutions

…the lubricant away from the opening of the sound tube. 5. Hearing Aids Batteries Are Hard to Handle THE PROBLEM If your manual dexterity or eyesight isn’t what it used…

November 30, 2012

I-95: Don’t Blame Seniors

…wewith the decrepit reflexes, failing eyesight and horse-and-buggy mindset – we are vehicular cholesterol to the asphalt artery, clogging it as badly as a diet of cheeseburgers. Bullcrap, I say….

January 11, 2018

…and the good news is…

…in omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and limiting fast foods, sweets and commercial bakery goods. Better Eyesight, Longer Life? Cataract surgery, when needed, can help you pass that sometimes anxiety-provoking DMV…

November 12, 2015

She Wanted to See the Future — and Her Wish Came True

…some of my eyesight, I live my life.” Olive Horrell wanted to see the future. The nonagenarian was living in a senior residence in California when she discovered that another…

March 31, 2014

Old, Elder, Older… What are you?

…wise, if not yet elder friends, thinks so: “People who are over 60 are closer to losing their hearing and eyesight, closer to cancer, heart attacks – closer to death…

May 25, 2016

How Healthy Are You? A New Study Might Make You Rethink.

…and physical health. Having a broken bone since age 45 predicted future health issues. Sensory functioning—good eyesight, hearing, sense of taste—were critical for staying healthy. That doesn’t mean you have…

April 22, 2014

The Webby Awards: This Year’s Best Sites and Apps

…typographer and graphic artist until he lost his eyesight. Now he makes beautiful pixel art on the computer. Click here to see the video and read about it on Senior…

September 9, 2019

Five Body Parts No One Tells You to Exercise

…Do hip flexor stretches the right way Neck As we age, driving becomes more dangerous due to weakening eyesight and slower reaction times. But there’s another reason that most of…

December 7, 2018

Senior Entrepreneurs

…that flatter aging bodies. Shining a light: Arthur Friedman As inventor Arthur Friedman got older, he struggled with macular degeneration. But instead of quietly retiring as his eyesight faded he…

September 20, 2019

Preventing Falls and more

…cautious. For those already struggling with low vision, consult with a low-vision specialist for ways to make the most of your eyesight. How’s your mobility? If you are holding onto…

November 14, 2014

Take Better Pictures With Your Phone or Tablet

…it easier to preview your photo if your eyesight isn’t great. Editing photos is also easier on a tablet because you can see what you’re doing. And showing them off…

March 9, 2015

Aging with Attitude: Artist Ilona Royce Smithkin

…The only fear I have is when either my eyesight or something else goes, but then I realize that I have handled so many problems, when I get to that…

July 14, 2013

Linky Sunday: A 114th Birthday in Brooklyn, Older Workers Are Thriving, Quick Home Fixes…

…the U.S. She lived independently into her 90s; today, with failing eyesight and hearing, she lives in a Brooklyn senior center, where she celebrated her milestone. Click here to read…

April 22, 2014

WATCH: 97-Year-Old Creates Beautiful Pixel Art

  Hal Lazko was once a typographer and graphic artist. Then he lost his eyesight. Now he makes beautiful pixel art on the computer. His latest is called “Space Highways.”…