September Was Healthy Aging Month

September--Healthy Aging Month
In addition to the tips from the National Eye Institute you will want to read Audrey Demmitt’s post on "What Do You See", Maribel Steel’s post on the importance of organization as we grow older, and Mary Hiland’s advice on making the most of your retirement. You can find more entertaining and informative posts on yoga, goalball, and tandem biking through the social life and recreation topic.

Featured Agencies and Programs

  • Vision Loss Resources of Minneapolis/St. Paul celebrated its 100th birthday in September and to commemorate the occasion consumers involved there wrote their own book about the program!
  • Iowa's Department for the Blind (IDB) recently inaugurated a new iOS training program designed to increase awareness of a technology that has become revolutionary in the blindness field.

New on the VisionAware Blog

There is much going on in the eye medical research arena:

Peer Perspectives

Other September News of Note

National Rehabilitation Awareness week was celebrated this month . For this occasion Peer Advisor Lynda Jones contributed a story about her own journey from student to teacher to teacher of teachers.

Be sure to check out some wonderful articles about National Guide Dog Appreciation Month, celebrated this month.

Hispanic Heritage Month is going on through mid-October, and in recognition, VisionAware is offering our free Getting Started Kit in English and Spanish.

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