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He is at Pres. home in Bloom. next to creeksi He wishes to get out once a week and do something with his time. Maybe someone can read the paper to him. He has poor eyesight and limited mobility. He loves to play cards but his poor eyesight limits him. I only want to be contacted via email right now.

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How is you Dad's memory? If he is still sharp, why not find some place where he could volunteer some of his own time, like sitting at an information desk giving directions. Many of the local hospitals use seniors in their volunteer programs.
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Have you ever though of having him record his life story? He could record his favorite stories/memories which you could then share with future generations?

Is this something he could/would do?
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If you can't find someone to read to him, have you tried something like books-on-CD? Most libraries have a good selection.

Also, I'd check with an agency that deals with poor to no vision for ideas. Sighted people have a hard time figuring out how to help people who have no sight or are losing their sight.
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You can buy playing cards for people with low vision - just google "low vision playing cards". There are also ways to adapt a computer for people with low vision. You can also look for help from lighthouse.org. Good luck.
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I suspect the poster is just looking for someone to volunteer for free.
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I'm in Australia and I know things are very different here, but my father (who is legally blind) gets books on CD from the Royal Society for the Blind sent to him in the post. He likes to just hang around the house but I've started taking him out for coffee by the beach. Anything different to get him away from the same environment, I think, is a good thing. He seems to enjoy it, anyway.
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Is there any activity he loves that he can do? Maybe if you get a caregiver for a few hours/week, that person can take him to do that (and read to him). I know it's probably not an option because it would get stolen, but there are devices that can read to him. You sound like a caring daughter/son.
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Hire a part time companion for him.
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