Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day!

Today we celebrate the people who make up the fastest-growing demographic in the world. The traditional definition of a senior citizen is anyone older than 60 years of age, but this seems laughable in today’s society where many people are actively working well into...

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Patrice Magrath speaks at Breckenridge Nursing School

Patrice Magrath, Managing Member of McKenney Home Care in Naples, Florida spoke as an invited lecturer to geriatric care nursing students at Breckenridge Nursing School in Ft. Myers today.  Patrice is the former CEO of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and spoke generally on diagnosis,...

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A word from Bascom Palmer on Cataracts

Cataract, or clouding of the natural lens inside the eye, is a major cause of visual loss worldwide. The most important risk factor for cataract formation is advancing age, although trauma, prior eye surgery, and other diseases may contribute. Fortunately, most patients with visually...

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August is Cataract Awareness Month

The eye functions much like a camera, light rays enter the eye passing through several layers back to the pupil and then finaly into the lens. The lens bends the light rays to focus objects onto the retina which lines the back of the...

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August is Psoriasis Awareness Month

Psoriasis is a chronic, non-contagious, autoimmune disease. It occurs when the immune system sends out faulty signals that speed up the growth cycle of skin cells. The most common type is plague psoriasis which appear as raised, red patches covered with silvery white build...

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