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 it […]

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Tips for Supporting Individuals with Blindness/ Low Vision and Dementia

In the case of someone with Alzheimer’s Disease, independence can be thought of as the ability to perform and engage in activities that foster quality of life for as long […]

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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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