Seniors dealing with dual sensory loss - vision and hearing

Jul 12, 2017

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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 experience depression, anxiety and feelings of isolation.  

Also provided are tips to help you communicate about these challenges and resources to provide support.  Learn more.