February--Low Vision and Age-Related Macular Degeneration Month

Throughout the month we have featured articles and blogs relating to these topics.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) News

Featured Support Group

This month we are featuring the Macular Degeneration Partnership groups in Southern California.

Low Vision News

Dr. John Henahan loves the Be My Eyes App. Find out why by reading his post. Then read about Audrey Demmitt's experience using the Be My Eyes App.

Doctors sometimes don’t know what to say. Check out this article on talking to patients about visual impairment and share your feedback.

Learn more about low vision from the National Eye Institute Infographic on Low Vision.

Valentine’s Day May Be Over But the Sentiments Still Linger

VisionAware Peer advisors have shared three very different posts: A white guide dog in its working harness with lady 

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Featured International Agency--Fighting Blindness, Ireland

Maribel Steel, International Agency of the Month Correspondent and VisionAware Peer Advisor, shares information on this Irish agency-its mission, vision, history, services, and goals.

Personal Story to Share

Did you know that VisionAware has an extensive section of personal stories? To share yours, write us at visionaware@afb.net. And read Audrey Demmitt’s account of her latest adventure with Ski for Light.

Tax Season is Upon Us

Get the basics on filing taxes.

Give Us Your Feedback for the 2015 White House Conference on Aging

Through our online survey, share your concerns about issues that affect older adults with vision loss including:
  • retirement security
  • healthy aging
  • long-term service and supports
  • elder justice
If you prefer to call in your comments, please record them at the following number: 480-382-1530.

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