During a lifetime, the human body is always undergoing many visible and invisible changes. As we grow older, we are constantly reinventing ourselves on a physical, spiritual, intellectual, and emotional level. While most people become stronger spiritually and emotionally, due to the experiences they have accumulated, throughout the years their bodies start to lose their strength.

Some individuals age beautifully and manage to stay alert and active throughout their entire lives. They invest their spare time in fun activities, such as yoga or jogging, which keep them active and healthy in the long run. On the other hand, some experience the symptoms of osteoarthritis and other age-related health concerns, which stop them from getting involved in engaging outdoor activities that would otherwise do wonders for the body, mind, and spirit. Read more

Did You Know?
Over 3 million Americans have glaucoma but only half know they have it.
Glaucoma can cause blindness if left untreated.


Glaucoma and How It Affects Vision

Glaucoma is caused by high intraocular pressure (high pressure of fluid inside the eye) and can decrease vision without warning. Glaucoma is one of the most common illnesses affecting the optic nerve. The optic nerve’s job is to transfer visual information to the brain, so when high intraocular pressure occurs, the optic nerve compresses, causing cells to die and vision to permanently decline. Read more