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POOR VISION AND RISK FOR FALLS

This summary is from “Prevalence of Falls and Fall-Related Outcomes in Older Adults with Self-Reported Vision Impairment.” It appears online ahead of print in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. The study authors are Joshua R. Ehrlich, MD, MPH; Shirin E. Hassan, BAppSc (Optom), PhD; and Brian C. Stagg, MD, Brian C. Stagg, MD, MS.https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.15628

http://www.healthinaging.org/blog/having-poor-vision-can-raise-risk-for-falls-among-older-adults/


 

TRAVELING WITH LOW VISION
HADLEY INSTITUTE FOR THE BLIND

As baby boomers age rates of vision loss are soaring. A 99 year old Winnetka organization wants to help. 

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/winnetka/news/ct-wtk-hadley-institute-baby-boomers-vision-loss-tl-0425-story.html


 

FOCUS ON HEALTH SHOW 179//LOW VISION REHABILITATION NETWORK

Dr. Robert Massof, Founder of the Low Vision Rehabilitation Network (LOVRNET) and Paul Hawkins, the Executive Director of LOVRNET and Catherine Smoot, MD.are interviewed by  Dr. Mary DeBartolo, professor of nursing at the University of Salsbury.  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcixaJAPdn4&feature=youtu.be


 

142 USEFUL COMMANDS FOR SIRI

Refresh your memory of what Siri can do for you on your iPhone, iPad and HomePod with this list of useful commands.

Do you use Siri to its full potential? Perhaps it’s time to refresh your memory with this list of useful things you can ask it to do for you.

https://www.computerworld.com/article/3261408/hey-siri-142-useful-voice-commands-for-siri.html