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
- VisionAware Response: The White House Conference on Aging Final Report
by Maureen Duffy on 1/25/2016
- Megabus: A Safe and Affordable Transportation Option for People Who Are Visually Impaired
by Audrey Demmitt on 1/22/2016
- My Two Bucket Lists For Living with Visual Impairment
by Maribel Steel on 1/14/2016
- What to Do When the Holidays Are Not So Jolly
by Audrey Demmitt on 12/19/2015
- AFB Press Releases New Edition of Making Life More Livable: Simple Adaptations for Living at Home after Vision Loss
by Priscilla Rogers on 12/7/2015