Consider getting a guidedog to help get around your home, neighborhood, and take trips.
Remember that you are not alone.
If someone is used to moving quickly, they will want to move a bit more carefully so as to help avoid collisions and falls due to not seeing as well as they once could.
"Read" books with audio books on tape.
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!
Consider electronic banking to eliminate paper bills.
Use writing guides or magnification programs for the computer screen.
Develop a system for locating food items in the pantry and fridge.