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Best Cell Phones for Seniors
Caring.com provides information on the best mobile devices for older adults based on their specific needs. We also cover how to get financial assistance, how to choose the right device, and how to help a loved one get the most out of a cell phone. You can view it at the below link.
Council of Citizens with Low Vision International (CCLVI)
CCLVI is one of over 70 State and Special Interest Affiliates of ACB. Check out the low vision resources flyer at the below link.
DNA and Eyesight
Is bad eyesight genetic?
Are cataracts genetic?
Get Set Up
The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) has arranged free access to a unique online learning opportunity, including live interactive classes, for older Wyoming residents. The “GetSetUp” digital education platform is designed to help older adults bridge the digital divide, combat social isolation, and live more connected lives, and is intended to help older adults feel safe and comfortable online. GetSetUp offers more than 2000 live interactive classes offered around the clock and across diverse subject areas. Read more here:
Internet Accessibility Guide
A challenge for millions of people with a visual impairment is how they can effectively use the internet for e-learning, shopping, remote working, business, and other key aspects of their everyday living. A recently published guide on accessibility for the blind and visually impaired, covers topics such as:
- What are web content accessibility guidelines?
- What vision conditions can cause people to struggle using the internet?
- Tips for easier internet browsing
- accessories that can help those with low vision
- why it matters, and more.
You can find the guide here: www.myvision.org/guides/internet-accessibility-guide/ Resource Guide for the Legally Blind https://www.allaboutvision.com/resources/resource-guide-for-the-legally-blind