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Vision Services

AUDIO BOOKS, BOOKS ON TAPE 

Purchase or download audio books from: 


BOOKSSHARE.ORG

The world's largest online library of digital books for people with "print disabilities." Proof of disability required.


EYECARE AMERICA

Provides medical and surgical care for the eyes of financially disadvantaged people age 65 years or over. Program does not include eyeglasses. Patient's insurance company is billed directly; patients pay nothing. No one is turned away fpr lack of insurance. For more information, contact Princeton Senior Resources Center, (609) 924-7108. Additional requirements: must be a US citizen or legal resident; show financial need; have not seen an ophtamologist in the last three years.


MERCER COUNTY WELLNESS PROGRAM


MACULAR VISION RESEARCH FOUNDATION

  • 300 Barr Harbor Dr., Suite 600, West Conshohocken PA 19428
  • 866-462-2852  or (610)668-6705 
  • Web site: www.mvrf.org

MISSION CATARACT USA


NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND

Information and publications about vision loss. Resources, products and technology to assist blind persons.

NFB Newsline is a free service for those who cannot read newspapers. Over 300 newspapers available by phone or at:


NATIONAL LIBRARY SERVICE FOR THE BLIND&PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED

A program of the Library of Congress, providing loans of books, magazines and music through local libraries.


NEW EYES FOR THE NEEDY

Provides new prescription eyeglasses to the needy through a voucher program.


NJ COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND & VISUALLY IMPAIRED

The Commission's goal is to provide and promote services through education, employment, eye health services. Will do in-home assessments.


 

NEW JERSEY DIVISION OF DISABILITY SERVICES SCILS PROGRAM

  • Collaboration with NJ Commission (CBVI)
  • Matches visually impaired seniors with volunteers who provide support, assistance, friendship.
  • 888-285-3036
  • www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dds

NEW JERSEY LIBRARY FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED

Large print books, Braille, books on tape, audio vision and more. Also deaf  and hard of hearing services.

  • 2300 Stuyvesant Ave., Trenton, NJ 08625
  • 800 792-8322
  • Web site: www.njlbh.org

ONSITE EYE CARE

Will travel to assisted living facilities, nursing homes, independent senior residences and private homes. Can examine and individual who cannot speak due to a stroke or memory issue.


SENIOR COMMUNITY INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES

  • Through NJ State Division of DIsability Services
  • Referrals through 732-308-4001, will require records from eye doctor
  • Pays for someone to do errands/chores for senior with significant vision impairment. Not medical caregiver, Can receive about 200 hours a year and they pay $15/hr. Person hires own provider.

VISION AWARE.ORG

Self help for vision loss, including use of the telephone and computers.


VISION USA

See also: Assistive Technology


The Princeton Senior Resource Center does not endorse any of the resources listed on these pages. We collect and provide information from many sources as a service to those seeking services in the Princeton area. No listed provider pays to be in our directory.



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