If possible use a small telescope to identify bus numbers or street signs.
Use clear, verbal descriptions when giving directions and offer a tour of the facility, including how to find restrooms, to newcomers. Point out landmarks they can use to get around easily.
Mark medicines with adhesive-backed dots.
Control glare by using appropriate window coverings and adjustable lighting.
Put rubber bands around cereal boxes to identify flavors.
To increase contrast while reading: Position a task lamp on the material you are reading--not over your shoulder. Try not to twist your body to get under the lamp, but use a gooseneck or swing-arm lamp that can bend to you!
Put your keys and wallet in the same place every day to find them.
Make sure you have enough lighting to brighten work surfaces in your garage, sewing room or other areas where you need to see fine details.
Take advantage of the many low-vision optical and adaptive devices that help you make the best use of your remaining vision.
Ask for a large print or braille menu in a restaurant.
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