Category: Vision Loss

May 23, 2018

Learn about Protecting Your Eyesight During Healthy Vision Month

May is Healthy Vision Month, which makes it the perfect time to raise awareness about conditions that affect older adults’…
December 20, 2017

HROTW: Learn about Age-Related Macular Degeneration in 60 Seconds

For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re raising awareness about age-related macular degeneration in just 60 seconds! AMD is a…
July 14, 2017

HROTW: Taking a Closer Look at Age-Related Macular Degeneration

For our Health Resource of the Week, we’re taking a closer look at age-related macular degeneration! Learn about the disease's symptoms and how you can protect your eyesight! 
March 15, 2017

Protect Your Eyesight During Save Your Vision Month

It's Save Your Vision Month! Check out some of the Alliance's resources that promote the importance of eye health.
February 16, 2017

Missed Our #CloserLookAtAMD Twitter Chat? Find It Here!

On February 15, the Alliance for Aging Research and partnering organizations hosted a Twitter chat on the age-related macular degeneration (AMD). We discussed the importance of AMD, how the disease affects vision over time, how patients can minimize their risk of getting AMD, and available treatment options.
February 15, 2017

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Twitter Chat

Join the Alliance for Aging Research, the BrightFocus Foundation, Prevent Blindness, Age-Related Macular Degeneration Partnership, and Research to Prevent Blindness,…
January 9, 2017

Infographic Highlights Severity of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects as many as 11 million older Americans. To illustrate the severity of the disease, we have created an infographic.
November 10, 2016

Expert Answers Questions about Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Check out this Q & A from BrightFocus Foundation, featuring age-related macular degeneration specialist Dr. Joshua Dunaief.
October 13, 2016

Taking a Closer Look at Age-Related Macular Degeneration

This short, animated “pocket film” that offers an overview of AMD—including its symptoms, impact on lifestyle, treatment, and more. 
October 13, 2016

Take a Closer Look at AMD for World Sight Day

Today is World Sight Day – a day to bring attention to blindness, eye diseases, and vision impairment!