Caregiver Resources - Vision Loss

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease that blurs the sharp, central vision you need for “straight-ahead” activities such as reading, sewing, and driving. AMD affects the macula, the part of the eye that allows you to see fine detail. AMD causes no pain.

This handout describes physiological changes to the eye in aging, eye diseases and disorders, strategies to support vision, when to get help and how to protect eyesight. Website resources are included. 6 pages.

This handout describes physiological changes to the eye in aging, eye diseases and disorders, strategies to support vision, when to get help and how to protect eyesight. Website resources are included. En Francais 5 pages.

This handout provides ways to protect and support vision for seniors, common vision changes of aging , vision disorders, warning signs and website/organization resources. 4 Pages.