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Aging and Vision Loss: A Handbook for Families (Paperback)

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Description of Aging and Vision Loss

As the number of older persons experiencing vision loss
continues to increase at an exploding rate over the
upcoming years, all of us may find that a family member or
friend we care about has become visually impaired. Aging
and Vision Loss
contains reassuring, supportive, and
helpful information on meeting the needs of the older
person and family caregivers as well.

Here you'll find:

* Practical information on vision loss

* Answers to common questions and advice on dealing with a full range of situations and circumstances to which people need to adjust

* Adaptive strategies for carrying out everyday tasks and
participating in leisure activities

* Explanations of how any living environment can be
organized for independent living

* A comprehensive resource list

Also invaluable for professional service providers, as well
as family members.

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Paperback Product Details:

Pages: 240 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-89128-809-1
Publisher: AFB Press
Year of publication: 2006
Availability: ships in 3-4 days; allow time for mailing

Review Aging and Vision Loss

Other Titles by Alberta Orr, Priscilla Rogers

Editorial Review:

Alpha One-Powering Independent Living
Dealing with vision loss is difficult for the individuals experiencing the condition as well as their family members. Thorough information and clear communication can make transitions smoother for everyone involved. The Handbook sheds a bright light on issues that are typically left in the dark. Readers gain useful information to ensure the continuation of healthy lifestyles when dealing with vision loss.
ECPN-Extended Care Product News-October 2006
Aging and Vision Loss: A Handbook for Families is designed to uplift by informing, mobilize by increasing the knowledge that emotional reactions occur as a result of vision loss and are normal and can be overcome, and empower by revealing what the resources are and how to get access to them.