Vision Loss and the Challenges of Aging
If you are an older person experiencing vision loss, you may also have a concurrent health problem or disability. In fact, two of every three older people with vision loss must also contend with another serious ailment, most frequently arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, or hearing loss.
Such circumstances can make living with vision loss an even greater challenge, but don't give in to frustration. It is possible to untangle the complication of addressing vision loss in conjunction with other health issues.
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