Audrey Demmitt RN is a VisionAware peer advisor after a long career helping others who also live with low vision and blindness. Here is her companion post on Elder Abuse. There are an alarming number of older adults who are aging with vision loss. Your loved one may be one of them and most certainly […]Read more "The Challenges of Caregiving, Guest post by Audrey Demitt RN"
I am re-posting this blogpost from the earliest months of Vision Loss and Personal Recovery to remind people losing sight and their partners about the emotional adjustment the family will go through. Our brains start to adapt almost immediately, it’s our emotions that lag behind and need all kinds of support to adapt. This difficulty […]Read more "Repost, What’s in a Name? Eye Problems? Losing Vision? Going Blind?"
We are all turning on the TV as we wait for spring and vaccinations. But how to mark the buttons you want when bump dots won’t stick? How to mark them depends on whether you have low vision and whether your fingertips work well. And even with a well-marked remote traversing channels, Roku, and streaming […]Read more "Marking Your TV Remote"
2021 has arrived and will be better! Nine months of semi-isolation, voices muffled by masks, and fewer offers of assistance in public has been particularly tough on people living with loss of vision. Hopefully the pandemic is in the departure lounge and better times will come. Over the next few months I will interview three […]Read more "2021 New Year New Guests for VLPR, Vision Loss and Personal Recovery"