[visionexchange] Re: Checklist for Retirement Living with vision loss

Great idea!  Thank you so much for sharing!!

 

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[mailto:visionexchange-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Polly Abbott
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2012 11:17 AM
To: visionexchange@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [visionexchange] Checklist for Retirement Living with vision loss

 

Hi Everyone,

Here is a checklist for seniors with vision loss who are moving to a
retirement living facility.  It helps them to be aware of what environmental
features and staff services can make or break their experience of living
there with vision loss.  If you currently work in a retirement living
situation, these points would help you to gage how "low-vision friendly"
your place is.

http://www.visionaware.org/section.aspx?FolderID=11
<http://www.visionaware.org/section.aspx?FolderID=11&SectionID=125&DocumentI
D=5472> &SectionID=125&DocumentID=5472

 

 

Polly Abbott CVRT, OMS

Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist

Director of Rehabilitation Services

Guild for the Blind

65 E. Wacker Place Suite 1010

Chicago, IL 60601

(312) 236-8569

www.guildfortheblind.org <http://www.guildfortheblind.org/> 

The Guild for the Blind will officially change its name to Second Sense:
Beyond Vision Loss on July 1, 2012.  Why Second Sense?  Read the reasons for
this change and hear how Maria, one Guild member, feels about the change.

http://www.guildfortheblind.org/AboutUs_WhySecondSense.asp

 

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