News tagged with older age

Can an iPad help you see?

The proportion of older adults with age-related vision loss is estimated to be as high as one in three over the age of 50. In Canada, that's roughly 3.6 million people. Many of these individuals turn to adaptive devices designed ...

Mar 22, 2016
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Mature drivers favor checks on over 70s, new study finds

The majority of older drivers are in favour of tighter rules on checking the health and suitability of over-70s to drive - even if those checks could take them off the road themselves - according to a new report. The Institute ...

Feb 04, 2016
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Staying healthy while getting older

A 70-year old is crossing the street when suddenly, as if from nowhere, a car sounds its horn. It has come to a stop just a metres away - no harm has been done. The 70-year old did not see the car until then. These are the ...

Dec 18, 2015
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