Caregiving for Persons with Vision Loss

As many people age, it is not uncommon that they can experience some form of decline with their vision. However, more serious changes to eyesight can also occur at anytime. Taking care of a loved one who is dealing with vision loss can present unique challenges. Let us help you navigate the many resources and devices available for your loved one and provide you with the information needed to best support them.

Join vision professionals on December 7th, 2019 from 1:30 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. for a free seminar on Caregiving for Persons with Vision Loss. In this seminar, you’ll learn from expert vision specialists at The Carroll Center for the Blind about the most common eye conditions, counseling support, simple adaptations for daily living, and sighted guide techniques which can help you support your loved one with vision loss.


  • Learning About the Characteristics of Vision Loss – Robert McGillivray, Certified Low Vision Therapist
  • Emotional Adjustment to Vision Loss – Jennifer Harnish, Director of Rehabilitation Services
  • Approaches to Deal with Independence Within a Person’s Home – Ashley Colburn, Vision Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Sighted Guide Techniques – Shelby Booth, Orientation & Mobility Specialist

When: Saturday, December 7th

From: 1:30 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Cost: FREE, RSVP Required. Please email

Where: The Carroll Center for the Blind

Rachel E. Rosenbaum Technology Center

770 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458