Doug lives in Northern California. He and his wife have retired from a successful water gardening business. He had to learn to use power tools and appliances without vision. Now he is an authoritative commentator on choosing and marking appliances for vision rehab professionals. Doug: “I have been visually impaired totally blind since a child. […]Read more "Access to Appliances, Guest post by Doug Rose"
Amy Osvold is a vision rehab specialist in North Dakota. What sets her apart from most other vision rehab teachers is the size of her district – the western half of North Dakota about 35,000 square miles! The drive to a consumer’s home may be four hours or more in each direction. At present it’s […]Read more "An Interview with Amy Brunner Osvold Vision Rehab Specialist"
First published in the San Antonio Express-News Follow up to: The Challenges of Care-Giving, and Elder Abuse and Domestic Violence both by Audrey DemmittRN. And here is another Resource for Elder Abuse from sixty and Me Becoming a caregiver for a loved one changes your relationship and changes your life. In the beginning you are […]Read more "THE PITFALLS OF BEING A CAREGIVER, Guest Post by Larry P. Johnson"
When I talk to groups of people often seniors who live with vision loss someone almost always brings up the importance of grieving – and they are absolutely right! Here are two sections from Chapter 4 of my book: When You Can’t Believe Your Eyes: Vision Loss and Personal Recovery. GRIEF IS A MESSY BUSINESS. […]Read more "How To Grieve After Sight Loss – A Short Video"