Describe the place setting and food arrangement on the plate in terms of a clock face so the person can participate in meal time confidently.
Do not move furniture or objects around without announcing these changes ahead of time.
Consider a white cane to more easily navigate in the community.
Use kitchen timers with easy-read dots for baking.
Take advantage of the many low-vision optical and adaptive devices that help you make the best use of your remaining vision.
MagLight+ is an app for iphones (iOS 7.0 or later) that provides a magnifying flashlight capability. It may be helpful when reading a menu in a restaurant, reading a food label in a grocery store, etc.
Use oven mitts to remove an item from an oven rather than using a pot holder.
Consider electronic banking to eliminate paper bills.
Talk directly to a person with vision loss, eg. "What would you like to drink?" Do not talk around them to relatives or friends, eg. "What does "he" want to drink?"