Geriatrics @ BellaOnline Interactive aging education site with information about all aspects of geriatrics and gerontology, including articles, a forum, newsletters and more. en-us Copyright 2016 All Rights Reserved. Wed, 4 May 2016 05:51:09 EST 240 Geriatrics @ BellaOnline Taking a Reality Check Sometimes we get so caught up in our day to day activities (or get stuck and mourn the lack of enjoyable activities) after we retire that we forget to take a reality check on how we are spending our precious time. We canít change the past but can learn how to make our futures ďall they can be.Ē Sun, 1 May 2016 10:00:00 EST Sore Feet Fixes Many of us have had problems with our feet, but as we get older the problems seem to become more numerous: everything from heel pain to an ingrown toenail. These ailments can affect our mobility and independence so itís important to learn how to address them soonest. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 10:00:00 EST Aging Vision Loss and Protecting Our Independence More than 3.3 million Americans age 40 and older have low vision and blindness, but we need to realize that serious vision loss is not inevitable as we age. Learn the warning signs and what we can do to prevent vision problems. Sun, 17 Apr 2016 10:00:00 EST