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
- Out of Sight Vegetable Gardening
by Priscilla Rogers on 4/23/2016
- Back to Nature with Vision Loss: Adventure Awaits You at Hull Park!
by Audrey Demmitt on 4/18/2016
- The Personal Benefits of Volunteering: My Experience with 4-H
by Priscilla Rogers on 4/12/2016
- Respond to the Challenge: Embrace the Magic of Vision Rehabilitation Therapy
by Lenore Dillon on 4/9/2016
- Resources for Job Seekers Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired and Over Age 50
by Shannon Carollo on 3/30/2016