It’s not always easy to talk to your doctor. Here are some helpful hints.
We have so many wonderful supporters that help to keep Ensight going strong. First off, Ensight is a statewide Lions Club project. This means that we are lucky enough to have the encouragement and support of Lions Clubs all over Colorado. We exist because of the Lions Clubs. In fact, it was the Fort Collins… Continue reading Our Wonderful Supporters: Lions Clubs of Colorado
Good lighting is important for performing tasks like reading or sewing; it also creates a safer environment and helps to prevent accidents. As you age, the amount of light entering the eye is reduced, causing a reduction in visual acuity, contrast and color intensity. The type of lighting and its intensity, color and direction all… Continue reading Importance of Lighting for Vision Loss
When I was growing up, I never understood what visually impaired meant. I was only 4-years-old when my mother was diagnosed with Stargardts, a juvenille onset of macular degeneration. When I was old enough to understand that my mom had difficulties with her vision, I still didn’t comprehend what the problem was. I knew that… Continue reading My Mom is Visually Impaired
I have always used the phrase “it is what it is” meaning “that is just the way things are so deal with it” or “just accept it”. Recently, I met with a good friend who said to me after I said, “it is what it is, but it is also what you make of it”.… Continue reading It is What You Make of it
I have worked in the field of blindness and visual impairment for the last 13 years, am the director of a visual rehabilitation center and have lived with low vision for the last 33 years, and yet, I still forget my tools and become lost! What a day. I am on my way to an… Continue reading Personal Vision-Loss Story: Lost in the Rain
As winter approaches I am reminded of a winter not long ago when I fell on the ice and separated my shoulder. Ouch! I never saw the ice and I was on the ground in a flash. Living with low vision can certainly be a challenge. At first, I thought my pride was the only… Continue reading Black Ice
Ensight Skills Center now offers a full service Assistive Technology program in partnership with Techy Joe’s Computer Solutions LLC.