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What Causes Glaucoma?

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Glaucoma is a condition characterized by damage to the eye’s optic nerve. Glaucoma causes vision loss and even blindness if left untreated. It is a leading cause of blindness worldwide, affecting over 60 million people. Understanding what causes glaucoma can help you recognize the signs and get early treatment. It’s why January has been designated as Glaucoma…

6 Tips for Dealing With Holiday Stress

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The holidays are known for being a stressful period. In fact, it’s estimated that around 88% of Americans believe that the holidays are the most stressful time of the year. There are countless reasons for this: the stress of buying presents for everyone, hosting large get-togethers, dealing with family members, and the increased financial burden that…

Choosing Safe Toys: 7 Tips

Choosing Safe Toys

If you’re buying gifts for any children this holiday season, it’s crucial that you choose safe toys. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), roughly 198,000 injuries related to unsafe toys were treated in U.S. hospitals in 2020. Certain toys can cause all types of injuries, from cuts and bruises to more serious injuries, such as…

Caregiver Tips: 5 Ways to Lower Stress

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Caregivers are those who provide care for another person, often a family member, friend, or loved one who is ill, disabled, or otherwise in need of assistance. What a lot of people don’t realize is that the majority of caregivers are unpaid. In 2020, it was estimated that around 53 million people in the U.S. were…

What Is Long Term Care?

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A lot of people don’t realize how important long-term care is, simply because nobody likes to think about getting old and needing help with everyday tasks. However, it is a very important part of the aging process, and it’s something that everyone should be prepared for, both emotionally and financially. To help spread awareness about…