Seniors' Health (General); Seniors' Health Issues 


Geriatrics is the branch of medicine that focuses on health promotion and the prevention and treatment of disease and disability in later life. The term itself can be distinguished from gerontology, which is the study of the aging process itself.

The initials AMD stand for a disorder called age-related macular degeneration. AMD is a disease that affects part of the back of the eye called the macula, the central part of the retina. This can cause the center part of your vision to become blurry or wavy. It could also cause a blind spot in the center of your vision. There are two types of AMD: "Wet" AMD This type of AMD causes the most serious vision loss. In this form of the disease, tiny unhealthy blood vessels grow under the retina. Thes...

Seniors' Health as related to Age-Related Macular Degeneration