Our 4-part series on low vision aids concludes with information on special sunglasses that cut down glare, making it possible for people with low vision to see contrasts. 

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From food prep to playing music to bird watching, low vision aids can help when your intermediate and long distance vision is poor. Alyne has the details.

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We need our eyes for three levels of distance: near, intermediate, and far. As our series on low vision aids continues, Alyne covers the devices that help with close up activities. Low vision specialist Dr. Thomas Porter goes over some of the magnifiers that can help people with low vision see better close up. 
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With 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day, the number of low vision patients is projected to double in the next 15 years. How low vision clinics can help.

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Things you can do that might keep your bones stronger. Food, medicine, exercise… many things can impact bone health. Here are some things scientists say we should do and check out further.
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Many people have to quit work when a loved one is chronically ill. As a caregiver, you can sometimes pay yourself. AARP caregiving expert Amy Goyer discusses the different ways that family-members can pay themselves when they take care of a loved one.
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When you employ a home caregiver, there’s a lot of paperwork. AARP caregiving expert Amy Goyer walks us through it. Our 4-part series on hiring a home caregiver continues with a look at the tax issues for both the employer and the employee.
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Asking if a home caregiver is experienced and trustworthy aren’t the only things you want to know when you check out references. AARP expert Amy Goyer hires home caregivers and has this advice on what to look for when you do it yourself instead of going through a caregiving agency.
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When you hire a home caregiver and don’t go through an agency to use its staff, you need to find out a lot about the applicants yourself. Experience, scheduling issues, compatibility… where do you start when you hire a home caregiver to take care of a loved one? AARP’s caregiving expert Amy Goyer has these tips.
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Dr. Weiniger demonstrates how one should sit correctly. A few simple changes can help you breathe more deeply when you sit. Exercises help you maintain a stronger posture. Alyne has the details. Dr. Steven Weiniger’s book is: Stand Taller: Live Longer.
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