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Living with Macular Degeneration

This section provides information on asking for and receiving help, adjusting to low vision, including use of vision aids and therapy, ideas for healthy living, making changes to the home, senior housing options and financial assistance…

Asking/Offering Help
It takes teamwork for the visually impaired to remain confident and independent. Find out about asking for assistance and what loved ones can do to help…
Everyday Life
Overcome daily challenges by using the other senses, making the most of peripheral vision, optical aids and visual rehabilitation. Learn more about adapting to low vision…
Healthy Living
A healthy diet can contribute to healthy eyes. Discover the best foods for vision…
Adjusting the Home
There are many simple ways the home can be adjusted to make life easier for the visually impaired, from proper lighting to contrasting colors. For advice on what to do...
Vision Aids
There are many vision aids that can be used to watch TV, use the computer, enjoy books and engage in favorite pastimes. Find out what products are available…
Vision Specialists
There are a number of professionals that specialize in vision. Learn more…
Senior Housing
Some seniors with vision impairment can benefit from assisted living arrangements. Learn about housing options…
Financial Matters
Many organizations can help people at risk for eye disease and those with low vision pay for exams, medical treatment, and low vision aids and services. Get information on these organizations…

Last Review: 08/23/13

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