A. Peter Bailey, a noted journalist in Washington, had worn glasses since he was 21 — for more than 50 years. But gradually, even with glasses, his vision became dim and he could hardly see people from a distance.
I did not gather you here today to form a circle and lead you in a child's game of Ring Around the Rosy, at the end of which we all fall down. It was fun when we were kids and could bounce up off the play yard like balloons, laughing and clapping in delight. Well, it ain't so much fun anymore.
Do you really need to have your eyes dilated with eyedrops at your annual eye exam? Short answer: Yes, you should - especially as you get older or if you are at risk for eye problems.
Rumor has it, you gents have a hard time admitting you need a little help here and there. That's right, your spouses have been talking. First, it was not needing to stop for directions, or following that Ikea how-to manual (which, let's be honest, aren't that helpful anyway). Now, you're swearing you don't need reading glasses, even though you have to telescope that menu back and forth so many times to read it, your server thinks you're waving her down.
Changing face of the suburbs. Latest analysis pulled from 2010 Census: It's not news to us, but new research shows the nation's suburbs are shifting away from the young couples with children image. About 40 percent of residents are 45 or older. And politicians and planners are taking heed: Now that the children are raised and gone (mostly), these areas must be transformed into pedestrian-friendly, accessible communities where people can age in place.
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