Avoiding Holiday Blues: For People with Vision Loss

By Lisa Beth Miller, LCSW-R, BCD, Outreach and Referral Coordinator at Lighthouse Guild With holidays fast approaching, many people are planning gatherings with friends and family. Although these can be

Chat with Other Teens Around the Country! Talk about School, Tech, Relationships, Careers and Whatever is on Your Mind – Join the Lighthouse Guild Teen Support Network

Posted by Blind Abilities Dr. Linda Gerra, Director of the Family Support Program at Lighthouse Guild, Daria Zawadzki, Simon Bonenfant, Matthew Cooper and Sanya Neema talk about their experiences participating

Application Monitor to Deliver Transparency to Improve End-User Satisfaction

By Robert Dulak, CIO, Lighthouse Guild I am the CIO of Lighthouse Guild the leading organization dedicated to addressing and preventing vision loss.    I want to focus this discussion

Halloween Hazard: Never Buy Decorative Contact Lenses Without a Prescription

Just 10 hours after she first put in a pair of colored contact lenses that she’d bought at a souvenir shop, Laura Butler of Parkersburg, W.Va., had “extreme pain in

At least 2.2 billion people have vision impairment or blindness, of which over 1 billion cases could have been prevented or have yet to be addressed

More than 1 billion people worldwide are living with vision impairment  because they do not get the care they need for conditions like short and far sightedness, glaucoma and cataract,

Physical Education Adaptations

Physical education is important for all students including those who are blind or visually impaired. Although planning will be necessary, it is important to include students in the physical education

Dr. Bruce Rosenthal discusses healthy aging and other vision-related topics on SiriusXM “Doctor Radio”

Dr. Bruce Rosenthal, Chief of Low Vision Services at Lighthouse Guild, reminds older adults about steps they can take to care for their eyes and protect their vision.  The key

Casa Boricua Innovative Senior Center Open House

Posted by BronxTimes Lighthouse Guild was happy to join Neighborhood SHOPP Casa Boricua Innovative Senior Center’s inaugural Open House on Friday, August 23 at 910 E. 172nd Street. [caption id=”attachment_34444″

Designing Vision-Friendly Living Environments

It is important to pay attention to safety at home, especially for people with vision loss. Aging and vision impairment increase the risk of falls and approximately one third of

Helping your Child Prepare for School

By Dr. Linda Gerra Communicating the needs of your child to their teachers will ensure a successful school year. The first step is to provide information about your child’s eye