For Seniors with Vision Loss
If you are an older person with an eye condition such as macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, or glaucoma, you will most likely have questions about your eyes and vision, as well as concerns about continuing to carry out your everyday life. This section of VisionAware was created to help you and your family:
- Learn more about reading, driving, using the telephone, retirement living, continuing to work, keeping up with your crafts and hobbies, and more.
- Get inspired by personal stories from older people just like you who are living successfully with vision loss.
- Join our VisionAware community and receive daily living tips, news, and ongoing developments in vision research.
- Author Ed Henkler Helps Readers Support Parents with Age-related Vision Loss
Ed Henkler, son of a mother with age-related macular degeneration, writes an e-book for helping families with useful tips and resources on dealing with vision loss. Read about his journey and his book.
Questions and Answers
- Friendship on International Women's Day
by Maribel Steel on 3/8/2017
- Senior Center Without Walls: Opportunities for Connection and Community from Your Home
by Audrey Demmitt on 12/12/2016
- New Research: Can Proteins that Characterize Alzheimer's Disease Contribute to an Understanding of Macular Degeneration?
by Maureen Duffy on 11/28/2016
- Alzheimer’s, Vision Loss, and Caregiving
by Steph McCoy on 11/27/2016
- New Research from Canada and France: Can Your Gut Microbes Influence the Development of Wet Macular Degeneration?
by Maureen Duffy on 11/21/2016