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Author Archives: Arletta Shenfeld

We’ve Moved!

Pennsylvania Association for the Blind has moved its executive office to downtown Harrisburg. Our new mailing address is 105 N Front Street, Suite 106 Rear, Harrisburg PA 17101. Our phone […]

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The Big Data Project in Pennsylvania

VisionServe Alliance and The Ohio State University College of Optometry provide groundbreaking data on the rate of blindness, and low vision among people over 65 in Pennsylvania. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE […]

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How Medical Alert Systems Can Help Those with Vision Impairments

Living with any kind of vision impairment, especially blindness, can make it challenging to live independently. Those who do live independently may worry about their safety and what they’ll do […]

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration

The leading cause of vision impairment for individuals over 50 is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Approximately 15 million Americans are affected by this, with 200,000 new cases reported annually. What […]

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Helpful Gifts and Life Hacks for People with Visual Impairment

Beth was almost done with her holiday shopping list, but she was struggling to find her final few gifts. Her grandparents posed the biggest shopping challenge. They still lived independently […]

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