Smoking and Eye Disease

Smoking tobacco (cigarettes, cigars or pipes) can cause lung disease, heart disease, cancer, and many other serious health problems. But did you know that smoking can also harm your eyes?

Living with Glaucoma: Connecting People with Vision and Health Services

Presented by Janet Weinstein, Director of Outreach, Lighthouse Guild A discussion on the latest vision and health services available to individuals with glaucoma through Lighthouse Guild: Aging and vision The

Dr. Susan Weinstein discussing Women’s Eye Health on SiriusXM “Beyond the Heart”

Dr. Susan Weinstein discussing women’s eye health and other vision-related topics on SiriusXM Radio “Beyond the Heart”.

Understanding Vision Loss: What Social Workers Need to Know

by Steve Reinhardt, LCSW and AnneMarie O’Hearn, MPA Stephen Reinhard, LCSW, has been with Lighthouse Guild since 1975. He has been the Director of Lighthouse Guild’s Psychiatric Clinic since 2004.

Set Your Sights on Vision Rehab

“Set Your Sights on Vision Rehab” Facebook Live Event Co-hosted by Lighthouse Guild, National Eye Institute and the American Optometric Association February is Low Vision Awareness Month. To celebrate this

Women’s Eye Health Tips

April Is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month It is easy to take vision for granted. However, it’s important for everyone to pay attention to their eye health. During April,

Diabetes Awareness Month

In recognition of Diabetes awareness month, The National Eye Institute (NEI) and Lighthouse Guild are presenting a social media campaign to raise awareness about the disease’s devastating effect on vision and what can be done to prevent vision loss.

Vision Rehabilitation after a Stroke: The Importance of Occupational Therapy

Stroke, or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) is a variety of disorders characterized by the sudden onset of neurological deficits caused by vascular injury to the brain. People may experience loss of motor, neurological and perceptual function, as well as double vision, blurring, headaches, or inability to detect obstacles.

Asthma – A Quick Guide

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that intermittently inflames and narrows the airways. People with asthma may experience wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing when the airways narrow.

Chemical Dependency /Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is a medical term used to describe a pattern of using something, either illegal or legal that causes significant problems or distress.