Three million people in the U.S. age 40 and older have low vision. According to 2010 research by the National Eye Institute, the number of Americans with low vision will continue to grow dramatically, from 2.9 million in 2010, to 5 million in 2030, to 8.9 million in 2050, as our population ages. As vision loss progresses, it often becomes necessary to learn new methods to perform daily activities. The resources of the Low Vision Focus @ Hadley program have been developed to assist this increasing population of older adults with low vision to maintain independence in their homes and communities.
The Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired is the largest provider of tuition-free distance education for people who are visually impaired worldwide. Please join Ed Haines, instructor at Hadley School, as he speaks about Hadley's Low Vision Focus @ Hadley program and explains how persons with low vision, their families and caregivers can take advantage of Hadley's no-cost and engaging learning opportunities."
Presenter: Ed Haines
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired
700 Elm Street
Winnetka, IL 60093-2554