The Care recipient (cr) has low vision and is having trouble reading the phone book and medication bottles

Try: Keep an illuminating magnifying glass near any area where the cr reads or takes medications use a free-standing magnifier if the cr’s hands are not steady use an electronic magnifier to view print or pictures search on the internet to find companies that sell magnifiers

Materials: 3 or 4 illuminating magnifying glasses free-standing magnifier electronic magnifier

Categories: Sage, Topic, Maintenance, Medical Physical, Vision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision

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References: A adapted from household tips for people with low vision by rosemary bakker cornell university

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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