Navigating Relationships

Learn considerations for dating, grandparenting, caring for others, and communicating with adult children when you are blind or low vision.

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If you are a grandparent experiencing vision loss late in life, you may not be responsible for the day-to-day demands of child-rearing, but there’s still plenty of teaching, entertaining, and […]

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Loss of a Spouse/Partner

Losing a spouse is one of the most devastating events in life. No matter how long or short the marriage or how close the relationship, there is no doubt that […]

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Dating 101

by Empish J. Thomas, VisionAware Peer Advisor Making adjustments to vision changes can be very challenging. Learning new ways to travel safely in and outside the home can be daunting. […]

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Caregiving When Blind or Low Vision

When someone you love is very ill, recovering from surgery or injury, suffering from a long-term debilitating condition, or is simply becoming more fragile through the aging process, you will […]

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Evolving Family Dynamics

Your relationship with your adult children is likely to be extremely important to you. You probably want to maintain a close relationship with your adult children regardless of your child’s […]

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Crime and Domestic Violence

Discover tips for protecting against identity theft, data on crime statistics for people with disabilities, and information on domestic violence against people who are blind or low vision. Crime against […]

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