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Putting reading back in the hands of people with vision loss

Thanks to advances in technology, people with vision loss have many more resources and options for accessing print information. The American Foundation for the Blind has published an article about Five Reading Apps that can make books, newspapers and other print available on many devices, including a table or smart phone. Read the full article .

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This week's PODCASTS

The Eastman Institute for Oral Health celebrates it's 100th anniversary this year. Rochester Review looks at the history, and the future, of Eastman Dental. Also, articles on dental care.

Editors’ Picks; Reviews: Romance; Tease

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A wide variety of low vision aids are available to assist people with limited vision.  They range in size, magnification capability, and function.  Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Ivar Illing, Vice President of Product Management at VFO / Optelec, about the various products offered by VFO and how to select the one that’s right for you.


If you wear glasses,you are benefiting from the skills of an optician. Today, you'll hear about an innovative program that trains high school students to become opticians, along with details about the profession of opticianry.

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Consumer Reports article offers information on how to maximize retirement income whether you are approaching retirement, working part time or fully retired, from Boomers, to the Silent Generation.

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What is Reachout Radio?

WXXI Reachout Radio, is a special radio service that provides access to newspapers, and other print content for people who are unable to read print due to vision loss or physical disability.

Apply for a Receiver

A special receiver is needed to access this service. Receivers are supplied free of charge to eligible applicants.