I'm like the scared ostrich that buried his head in the sand… Care Macular Degeneration

Symptoms in Year 8 With My AMD Remember the old story about the ostrich that buried his head in the sand when he was scared? Denying the truth doesn’t change the facts. I’ve been guilty of being in denial about my waning vision due to my AMD. I’m not proud of it. But I’m not ashamed by…

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Where Do I Start? How to Share Your Macular Degeneration Story Care Macular Degeneration Resources

“I want to share my story but don’t know how to start.” If this sounds like you, you’re not alone. Getting started can be the hardest part. Especially if this is the first time you’ve ever shared your macular degeneration story. Sharing can be scary at first You might wonder how others will respond to your experience,…

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Creating Stress-Free Christmas Traditions with a Visual Impairment Care Macular Degeneration

It’s almost that time of year. Time to start making your Christmas list for the VIPs (visually impaired persons) in your life. Especially if you’re the VIP. Santa does a much better job with a few hints. The right gifts don’t need to be expensive. Gift ideas for the visually impaired Some suggestions might include:…

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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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Diagnosed with Macular Degeneration… Now What (6 of 12) - Non-Profit Organization Care Macular Degeneration Resources

So, you have been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, now what?  Many, when being told they have Macular Degeneration, inaccurately hear, “I’m going blind”, and that can feel like your whole world is collapsing. It is extremely rare to go completely blind from Macular Degeneration, whether you have either the wet or dry type. If someone…

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Diagnosed with Macular Degeneration… Now What (2 of 12) - Optometrist Care Macular Degeneration Resources

So, you have been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, now what?  Many, when being told they have Macular Degeneration, inaccurately hear, “I’m going blind”, and that can feel like your whole world is collapsing. It is extremely rare to go completely blind from Macular Degeneration, whether you have either the wet or dry type. If someone…

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Diagnosed with Macular Degeneration… Now What (12 of 12) - Attitude Care Macular Degeneration Resources

So, you have been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, now what?  Many, when being told they have Macular Degeneration, inaccurately hear, “I’m going blind”, and that can feel like your whole world is collapsing. It is extremely rare to go completely blind from Macular Degeneration, whether you have either the wet or dry type. If someone…

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Diagnosed with Macular Degeneration… Now What (11 of 12) - Support Groups Care Macular Degeneration Resources

So, you have been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, now what?  Many, when being told they have Macular Degeneration, inaccurately hear, “I’m going blind”, and that can feel like your whole world is collapsing. It is extremely rare to go completely blind from Macular Degeneration, whether you have either the wet or dry type. If someone…

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Diagnosed with Macular Degeneration… Now What (10 of 12) - Occupational Therapist Care Macular Degeneration Resources

So, you have been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, now what?  Many, when being told they have Macular Degeneration, inaccurately hear, “I’m going blind”, and that can feel like your whole world is collapsing. It is extremely rare to go completely blind from Macular Degeneration, whether you have either the wet or dry type. If someone…

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Diagnosed with Macular Degeneration… Now What (9 of 12) - COMS Care Macular Degeneration Resources

So, you have been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, now what?  Many, when being told they have Macular Degeneration, inaccurately hear, “I’m going blind”, and that can feel like your whole world is collapsing. It is extremely rare to go completely blind from Macular Degeneration, whether you have either the wet or dry type. If someone…

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Diagnosed with Macular Degeneration… Now What (8 of 12) - CLVRT Care Macular Degeneration Resources

So, you have been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, now what?  Many, when being told they have Macular Degeneration, inaccurately hear, “I’m going blind”, and that can feel like your whole world is collapsing. It is extremely rare to go completely blind from Macular Degeneration, whether you have either the wet or dry type. If someone…

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Diagnosed with Macular Degeneration… Now What (7 of 12) - Teacher of the Visually Impaired Care Macular Degeneration Resources

So, you have been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, now what?  Many, when being told they have Macular Degeneration, inaccurately hear, “I’m going blind”, and that can feel like your whole world is collapsing. It is extremely rare to go completely blind from Macular Degeneration, whether you have either the wet or dry type. If someone…

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