Monday, September 9, 2013

Vision Aware has something for everyone

Heading into Fall--VisionAware Has Something for Everyone

Read our newsletter online or just keep reading. We listened to our readers and included the entire newsletter below.

Gil's Corner

Do you have several end-of-summer projects lined up? You have come to the right place! Gil the Handyman has created some new articles on using a hammer and drilling. There are many great photos to accompany the information, thanks to Gil’s neighbor. And don’t forget to ask Gil your questions about home repair.

VA Blog News

We are introducing a new feature on the VisionAware blog!—"Readers Want to Know.". This information will be gleaned from the questions people are using in their search terms on the web. Since the earliest days of VisionAware® , questions about cataract surgery consistently rank within the five most popular searches. Find out what these questions are and the answers!
Get the scoop on medical research on the VisionAware blog.
Here are a few teasers to get you started:

Group of the Month

Find out more about support groups. The Lakeshore Visually Impaired Support Group is our featured group this month. Check out their recipe for 50 years of success.

News from our Peer Advisors

The Peer Advisors have been busy posting. Michelle Miller wrote a special blog on support groupsand Lora Felty talks about her summer travels. Be sure to read the part about DisneyLand.
Have you heard of Christine Ha, the chef who is visually impaired and who wowed the nation when she became the Fox Network Master Chef Season 3 Winner? Read about her and her new cookbook. Joe Strechay from Career Connect brings us the scoop.

Odds & Ends

VisionAware has partnered with the National Institute on Aging to develop the newest Go4Life® tip sheet.
Take a quick peek at VisionAware’s "Getting Started" Kit for People New to Vision Loss. There are tips that you can use and share through print or email.
Remember VisionAware needs your donations. The Reader's Digest Partners for Sight Foundation will match every gift to VisionAware, dollar-for-dollar, up to $20,000! Donate today!