Tips and Resources

Download our Getting Started Guide, find a checklist for choosing a living community, and locate resources and tips for supporting a family member or friend.

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Getting Started 2020: A Guide for People New to Vision Loss

Welcome to Getting Started: A Guide for People New to Vision Loss. If you have been recently diagnosed with an eye condition, you are about to begin a journey for […]

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Checklist for Choosing a Senior Living Community

  Choosing a senior living community includes several important considerations for individuals who are blind or low vision. Furthermore, older people are at higher risk for age-related vision problems, and […]

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Tips for Supporting Individuals with Blindness/ Low Vision and Dementia

General Tips Tips Related Specifically to Blindness/ Low Vision Hydration and Bodily Functions Medication Bathing and Grooming The Home Environment Mealtime References Living with Dementia and Sight Loss Cataracts and […]

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Resource List for Supporting Individuals Who Are Blind/ Low Vision

  by Audrey Demmitt, R.N., VisionAware Peer Support Group Advisor VisionAware Families and Friends— provides useful help for family members. VisionAware also has a directory of services and information on […]

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