Care recipient (cr) is new to vision loss and others aren’t sure what he she can see

Try: Ask cr and let him her tell you what kinds of help if any would be appreciated if the vision loss is relatively new it it’s possible cr may just feel frustrated and not yet know what kinds of help he she needs try to find some internet or library resources that will help you help cr if cr can still read print try enlarging the material and sharing what you find with him her or you could read the material to cr suggest that cr join a support group for coping with vision loss try to be as understanding as possible during the adjustment period during which anger and frustration may be simmering

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Independence, No Supervision, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Vision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision

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References: Adapted from www care com caring for seniors with vision loss by staff writer no date

Keywords: Vision visually eyes eye sight seeing

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

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