The incidence of visual impairment is on the rise, impacting the lives of individuals and families. The Older Blind Program is available to those 55 and older who are experiencing a vision loss.
If you are having difficulty maintaining your home, our goal is to help you continue to be independent. DVR Vision Specialists may be able to teach you new ways to perform tasks such as:
- writing checks,
- mobility around your home and community,
- telling time,
- using a computer,
- ordering from a menu,
- homemaking tasks, etc.
You may qualify for:
- a property tax exemption,
- an income tax deduction,
- telephone directory assistance,
- talking books and
- radio reading services.
DVR Vision Specialists will help you explore these benefits and provide referrals to other programs. Older Blind services are provided to you in your home. Our Vision Specialists are available to answer your questions and provide you with assistance.