Cook County Council on Aging - Senior Center
Support Group - Vision Loss
10 N Broadway Ave, Grand Marais, MN, 55604
Distance: 955 Miles
A group of people that meet on a regular basis to share their experiences and provide mutual support.
Monthly support group to connect individuals experiencing vision loss and share ideas on how to live independent full lives.
Support group meets by phone the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 2:00pm. Call (218) 624-4828 for more information.
8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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PN-8100.3000Health/Disability Related Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are people who have specific disabilities, illnesses or other health conditions, their families and friends. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share information, resources, practical tips for daily living and encouragement about issues related to the disability or health problem.
YF-9000Visual Impairments Definition
Eye, optic nerve or brain malfunctions which prevent affected individuals from seeing normally. Eye disorders that can lead to visual impairments include retinal degeneration, albinism, cataracts, glaucoma, muscular problems that result in visual disturbances, corneal disorders, diabetic retinopathy, congenital disorders and infection.
A condition in which affected individuals are totally blind and cannot see or are legally blind and have central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with maximal correction, or a peripheral field of vision that is so contracted that its widest diameter subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees.