When the Caregiver Is Blind or Visually Impaired
When someone you love is very ill, recovering from surgery or injury, or suffering with a long term debilitating condition or is simply becoming more fragile through the aging process, you will very likely be the one to step up and do what is needed. You might be blind or have low vision, but at times like these, your blindness needs to take a back seat. Yet, it is very much still there.You get creative in working with your blindness, so you can deal with the larger and more immediate situation. Read our peer advisors’ stories about overcoming the challenges of being a caregiver who is blind or visually impaired. Please share your own stories so we can inspire others by sharing the load to make it a little lighter to carry.