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I’m Scared to Live Alone with Macular Degeneration

I’m Scared to Live Alone with Macular Degeneration Care Macular Degeneration Resources Smart Homes Training

“I live alone and worry about what’s going to happen to me.” This is not only a concern for those who have macular degeneration but for many people with perfect vision, especially those of a ‘certain’ age, ie. seniors. Living alone and being alone People live alone by choice or by circumstances. Decisions made when…

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Free $100 Gift Card

Free $100 Gift Card Announcements Care News Technology Top Choices Training

Are you looking for the perfect gift for a loved one how is legally blind or has low vision, but not sure what to choose?* You’re In Luck – New England Low Vision & Blindness Now Offers Gift Certificates AND this Free $100 Gift Card will get you started! (Limited supply, while supplies last, certain…

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2019 NEAER Conference

2019 NEAER Conference Care News

The New England Low Vision and Blindness team had the great opportunity to participate in the 2019 NE AER Conference in North Conway, New Hampshire.  Despite the bone-chilling temperatures, the mood was lively and warm around our tables at the vendor expo. In addition to our booth, Scott Krug (NELVB President) & Bob McGillivray (from…

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New England Low Vision and Blindness and 2019 Carroll Center Technology Fair

New England Low Vision and Blindness and 2019 Carroll Center Technology Fair Care News

On November 26, 2019 , New England Low Vision and Blindness had the great opportunity to participate in the 2019 Carroll Center Technology Fair. Doug Vesely (Director of Training) and Greg Coppolino (Assistive Technology Trainer) attended the Technology Fair and represented our company.  New England Low Vision was proud to visit with over 100 attendees.…

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NELVB Training Services Testimonial – TEDx Youth Talk

NELVB Training Services Testimonial - TEDx Youth Talk Care Training

Michelle Perkins, Senior Assistive Technology Specialist & Trainer at New England Low Vision and Blindness recently received a wonderful thank you from someone that she helped through our Training services. “Good Morning Everyone, I wanted to send a thank you to all of you!  This weekend our son, Sam Borek, got the opportunity to give…

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New England Low Vision and Blindness Gift Certificates

New England Low Vision and Blindness Gift Certificates Care News Resources

Are you looking for the perfect gift for a loved one who is legally blind or has low vision, but not sure what to choose? New England Low Vision & Blindness Now Offer Gift Certificates! Our gift certificates are the perfect gift for your loved one with vision loss to spend on any of our…

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Our Team is Ready at 2019 NEAER Conference

Our Team is Ready at 2019 NEAER Conference Announcements News

The team from New England Low Vision and Blindness will be available all day today at the 2019 NE AER Conference at the North Conway Grand Hotel in North Conway, NH.  Please come visit us at our booth or join us for Scott Krug & Bob McGillivray’s presentation on Low Vision Wearable Technology at 9:15…

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Preparing for a Visit to the Eye Doctor

Preparing for a Visit to the Eye Doctor Care

I know many of us are well past that first, scary diagnosis of macular degeneration and some already know much more than they ever wanted to about it. But for those of you earlier on that journey, here are some ideas on optimizing your time with the doctor. Newly diagnosed with AMD, now what? We all want…

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Other Tools for Accessible Identification

Other Tools for Accessible Identification Resources Tech Tips Technology

As we mentioned in the last section of this guide, you can use both UPCs and QR codes to help with identifying consumer products and any other items you might care to tag. But what if the item is not tagged with either a UPC or QR code? Happily, there are other mobile resources you…

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