“Where are my mask and gloves, the disinfectant, the paper towel?” If everything you need to stay safe outside your home is right there in a basket or bin beside the door, you won’t be flustered into leaving home without proper protection. And you won’t have to ask for help finding it. Set up the […]Read more "Finding What You Need to Stay Safe: Containing Your Anti-COVID-19 Equipment"
Repost from AccessWorld, American Foundation for the Blind. This is a detailed article by Deborah Kendrick aimed at older people losing vision who want continued independence. The article includes a full list of ideas and links to resources. It is well worth reading. Some products are free and most cost under $100. Last week a […]Read more "2020 Senior Solutions, Low Tech and No Tech Tools for Independence"
Faith can help you remember that you are larger than your vision loss, prayer often happens naturally at times of crisis, and repeating inspiring words or reading sacred texts can keep torrential thoughts in check. You may already have found an online, radio or TV worship service you enjoy. Many Christian churches offered online services […]Read more "FAITH MEDITATION AND EXERCISE"
During this virus time there is a great need for rest and recreation. Ways of relaxing – going to a café, store, park, or meeting with family or close friends may all be barred for now. Too much anxiety, too much listening to the news on top of managing your vision loss or blindness can […]Read more "REST AND RECREATION WHILE YOU STAY HOME"
During this time of “shelter in place” you may have lost visits with family or friends, also going to stores, support group or classes, paid or unpaid work, and maybe most upsetting medical appointments such as diagnostic tests and treatments for all medical conditions, especially a recent eye condition. Caring for yourself when you have […]Read more "CARING FOR YOUR PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH: A SIMPLE CARE ROUTINE"