Our vision allows us to move through life with an ease we sometimes take for granted. It allows us to see the wonders of the world, the smiles on our loved ones’ faces, and to move through our day to day activities without a second thought. Vision keeps us independent and self-sufficient, and the idea of losing that ability can be unnerving and saddening.
Because of this, it is important to approach someone experiencing vision loss with care and consideration. Going through the home and making small adjustments can make a senior’s life much easier and allow for continued independence. A general rule of thumb when making home modifications for seniors with impaired vision is to pay special attention to the basic concepts of lighting, color and contrast. Try making a few of these small adjustments:
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