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Seniors dealing with dual sensory loss - vision and hearing

As we age, many people experience loss of hearing or vision loss related to age-related diseases. But what happens when you are experiencing dual sensory loss - the loss of both hearing and vision. A whole new series of challenges are presented.

AFB's VisionAware provides information for caregivers to help understand what your loved one is going through as it relates to communication, daily living skills, socialization, physical activity, independence and well being. Seniors may...

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Augmented reality provides virtual interpreter for the blind

This week's PODCASTS

A March Fast Company magazine article reimagines age-friendly cities, communities, companies and culture with a focus on intergenerational compatibility and aging-in-place.

EOS 1731: Moving Experiences, 07/26/17

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Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey finally completed their move cross country from Rochester, New York to Golden, Colorado.  They describe the experience highlighting aspects from the perspective of one who is visually impaired. Join them as they talk about selecting a house, packing and unpacking, making the trip, and even taking time to have a little fun!


Your Purebred Puppy

In this week's episode, Mary shares information on some of the newest innovations in pet products.  She's also got information on pet massage, and the scoop about your pure break pub. 


Feature: Audiobooks and Literacy; Reviews: Children and Family Listening

If you are really busy, sometimes all you need is to just simplify your live and make things a little easier for yourself. This program will do that for you by giving you some "life hacks," tips to make your life more efficient.

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.

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