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The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips and suggestions for activities for blind and low-vision seniors.

Visual impairment can greatly affect one’s day-to-day function, physical health and mental wellbeing. Fortunately, there are many products and techniques that can help blind seniors and those with low vision lead safe, active lives.

Pro tip: The first step in winning this common battle is to strike the word “diaper” from your vocabulary.

Glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy are the four most common eye conditions among people over age 65. Learn about symptoms and preventive measures you can take to help preserve your vision.

When the person you are caring for has stopped eating or only picks at the food on their plate, your first reaction is to push them to eat. Instead, consider the underlying reasons for their diminished appetite and how they can be addressed.

Many family caregivers realize that an aging loved one is no longer safe behind the wheel. Seniors are usually adamant about retaining their driving privileges, but there are outside sources of help for taking a parent's keys.