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Resources for Independent Living with Vision Loss

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Share your ideas and experiences using our message boards. If you are not yet a registered member, you can sign up for free. You can also follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

Opinions provided on the VisionAware message boards are just that: opinions. They are not a substitute for professional medical or legal advice. If you have any concerns about the health or legal rights of a family member or yourself, please contact a healthcare provider or an attorney.

  • Adjusting to Vision Loss - 36 subjects
    Do you or a loved one have concerns or questions about the emotional aspects of vision loss? Share stories and find reassurance here.
  • Friends and Family - 15 subjects
    If you're caring for someone with vision loss, find the help and support you need here.
  • Fitness and Fun - 3 subjects
    Travel, hobbies, exercise - discuss your favorite leisure activities here.
  • Macular Degeneration Community - 25 subjects
    Connect with others who are coping with age-related macular degeneration, share your own experiences, and interact with Maureen A. Duffy, CVRT, who monitors this board. Opinions provided on the VisionAware message boards are just that: opinions. They are not a substitute for professional medical or legal advice. If you have any concerns about the health or legal rights of a family member or yourself, please contact a healthcare provider or an attorney.
  • Glaucoma Community - 20 subjects
    Connect with others who are coping with glaucoma, share your own experiences, and interact with Maureen A. Duffy, CVRT, who monitors this board. Opinions provided on the VisionAware message boards are just that: opinions. They are not a substitute for professional medical or legal advice. If you have any concerns about the health or legal rights of a family member or yourself, please contact a healthcare provider or an attorney.
  • Cataracts Forum - 10 subjects
    Connect with others who are coping with cataracts, share your own experiences, and interact with Maureen A. Duffy, CVRT, who monitors this board. Opinions provided on the VisionAware message boards are just that: opinions. They are not a substitute for professional medical or legal advice. If you have any concerns about the health or legal rights of a family member or yourself, please contact a healthcare provider or an attorney.
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Community - 3 subjects
    Connect with others who are coping with diabetic retinopathy, share your own experiences, and interact with Maureen A. Duffy, CVRT who monitors this board. Opinions provided on the VisionAware message boards are just that: opinions. They are not a substitute for professional medical or legal advice. If you have any concerns about the health or legal rights of a family member or yourself, please contact a healthcare provider or an attorney.
  • Your Eye Condition - 50 subjects
    Want to discuss living with a specific visual impairment, or are you trying to help a friend or loved one? Find others who are affected by the same condition, share your own experiences, and interact with Maureen A. Duffy, CVRT, who is monitoring this board.
  • Repairing Your Home - 4 subjects
    Hosted by Gil Johnson, author of Gil's Guide to Home Repairs. Ask questions and share handy tips about home repairs.
  • Employment of Older Workers - 0 subjects
    Discuss concerns related to employment as an older individualswith vision loss.
  • Veterans' Forum - 6 subjects
    Connect with other veterans who are coping with vision problems, and their family members.
  • For Seniors - 5 subjects
    Connect with other seniors who are coping with age-related vision loss, share your own experiences with how you are coping, and interact with Julie Brock, CVRT, who monitors this board.
  • Understanding Age-Related Vision Loss - 2 subjects
    Discuss general questions about eye health and eye conditions here.