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Articles by UHN Staff

Living with Dementia Means Having a Greater Fall Risk

For any older adult, falls are a major cause of injury and disability. And for individuals with dementia, fall risks may be especially high. In a study published recently in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, researchers found that older adults with dementia have twice the risk … Read More

Droopy Eyelids Can Interfere with Vision

Just like the rest of the body, the skin, and muscles of and around the eyelids become lax with age. If your peripheral vision seems compromised and/or your eyelids often feel heavy and tired when reading or doing other activities, you may be a candidate for common surgical interventions that … Read More
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