In Home Care in Spartanburg and Boiling Springs, SC
Comfort Keepers provides in home care that assists seniors with vision loss in Spartanburg, Boiling Springs, and the surrounding areas of South Carolina
Over 3 million Americans, who are over 65 years of age, have some type of vision impairment. Often vision impairments plays a big role in seniors losing their independence at home and also lower their quality of life. The loss of vision is one of the most serious and common health issue that seniors will face today.
While the possibility of vision loss goes up while aging, there is confusion that vision loss is automatically part of growing older. Even though that a small decrease in sight happens as we get older, seniors with excellence vision is common.
We have put together a list of five steps that seniors can use to help with their vision as they grow older:
- Schedule an eye exam once a year to be tested for the following:
- Visual Acuity
- Pupil Dilation
- Make sure to wear sunglasses while outside as the ultraviolet light can be harmful to eyes
- Don’t smoke or start taking steps to help you quit. There is a correlation between smoking and having eye diseases
- If you start noticing vision loss, contact your optometrist as fast as you can
- After checking with your doctor, start to make small dietary changes to include these following: antioxidants, omega 3 fatty acids, vitamins A and C, and magnesium. Also start to look out for higher sugar consumption as there are proven facts about the eye disease and high sugar consumption
Comfort Keepers In Home Care in Spartanburg, SC Can Help
Comfort Keepers caregivers are able to provide compassionate care services that help seniors to continue to live at home, even if they are dealing with vision loss. Our caregiving services include mobility assistance, meal management, daily errands, and we also provide transportation services, so our clients never miss their doctor’s appointments. To learn more about how our in home care in Spartanburg, Boiling Springs, or the surrounding areas of South Carolina can help, please contact us online or call us at (864) 485-9129 to talk to a care specialist.