With the fall closing in and Thanksgiving only a month away, you can create living gifts now, before life gets crazy, by planting bulbs in pots. There are two types of bulb that have been specially treated so that they can be grown without leaving them in a cold dark place for weeks (a process […]Read more "Living Gifts"
A steel fence makes a clear boundary between properties. Both sides can open and close the gate. If only human boundaries were like this! We who have lost a lot, or all, of our sight, may at first hand over control of our lives to a partner, an adult child, or a […]Read more "Reclaiming Adult Boundaries After Sight Loss"
Last week’s blog post was titled Doctors and Denial, because the first years of vision loss often contain a lot of both for anyone who is losing sight. But eye doctors often join in the denial! Medical professionals in eye department frequently know little about and do not inform patients about practical training […]Read more "Personal Recovery, Part 2: More Denial and Finally Training and Transformation"
Except for cataracts and some other surgeries, there is little permanent improvement available for most modern eye diseases. Treatments cannot usually reverse symptoms; they only slow down losses. This is hard to believe, because modern medical achievements are so miraculous in many areas. But there is lots of eye research going on, and it […]Read more "Personal Recovery, Part 1: Doctors and Denial"
A report published on Oct. 2 in Southampton England finds stem cells in eyes. The discovery holds out hope for future treatment of some eye diseases including Macular Degeneration.Read more "New Research Gives Hope for Age Related Macular Degeneration"
On September 30 2014 OptumRX, the mail order pharmacy for some large insurance companies including United Health Care, announced that it is beginning the roll out of the ScriptTalk medication label reader. (Check the photo above and the original post below.) ScripTalk is the premier talking medication label device. As well as the full […]Read more "Talking Pill Bottles, Update 3,A Breakthrough for Some Medicare Plans"
OptumRx launched the Scriptalk Talking Medication Label Reader for all its mail order pharmacy customers on Tuesday September 30. This is great news because they are the mail order pharmacy for United Health Care and other big insurance companies. Click or enter on this link for the details and please comment on my comparison of […]Read more "A breakthrough for Talking Medication Labels"