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Advocate for Aging & Vision Loss – Join the AVLNC

January 22, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

The Steering Committee of the Aging & Vision Loss National Coalition, administered by VisionServe Alliance, is convening an open coalition meeting via Zoom on Friday, January 22 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm EST hosted by AERBVI AND YOU ARE INVITED! AVLNC logoThe purpose of the Aging & Vision Loss National Coalition is to ensure all older people with vision loss receive high quality comprehensive specialized vision rehabilitation including low vision services by focusing the healthcare, aging and vision rehabilitation communities on: the unique challenges of the combined experiences of vision loss and aging; the impact of that combined event on the socio-economic life of our nation; and the need to work together to advance research, policy & funding that maximizes the positive contributions of older people living with vision loss. The agenda for the meeting: Welcome and Introductions Brief Overview of AVLNC’s Purpose, Theory of Change and “Reframing Aging & Vision Loss” Three-Year Plan Highlights of the “Reframing & Vision Loss” Plan for 2021 Move into Break-Out Rooms by Committee to Develop Quarterly Priorities (aka Rocks) Regroup and Share Rocks with Full Coalition Present the revised Coalition Structure and Meeting Logistics for 2021 Next Steps (including subsequent meeting dates) Adjourn If you’d like to participate, please do the following: Register for the event In order to leverage the limited time we have together and to help ensure all participants have the same level of understanding of the Coalition’s plan and theories, please read the attached documents below and watch the linked video Please indicate through your registration which committee you’d like to join for this meeting (and consider becoming a member for the year) Public Awareness Data and Research Access to Quality Vision Rehabilitation Services Policy & Funding All interested professionals and/or advocates are welcome regardless of past coalition participation or aging & vision loss experience. We have many exciting plans for the year and look forward to having you join us in this journey to Reframe Aging & Vision Loss: let’s make a difference together!