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Baldwin, Gregg – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2017
Since much of what constitutes successful vision rehabilitation is measurable, specific quantifiable goals are key to ensuring a commitment that is shared by the patient. There are many nonmeasurable goals, however, that are also important, and these areas had not been addressed in a system based on metrics. The consideration of how the patient's…
Descriptors: Blindness, Visual Impairments, Goal Orientation, Rehabilitation
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Warren, Mary – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2008
Older adults with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are not immune to the other diseases of aging. Although AMD is the leading cause of low vision in older Americans, stroke is the leading cause of disability, and dementias affect another 2.5 million older Americans. Each condition alone can significantly impair a person's ability to…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Older Adults, Memory, Visual Impairments