Keeping Older Adults with Vision Loss Safe: Chronic Conditions and Comorbidities that Influence Functional Mobility:

@inproceedings{Riddering2008KeepingOA,
  title={Keeping Older Adults with Vision Loss Safe: Chronic Conditions and Comorbidities that Influence Functional Mobility:},
  author={Anne T. Riddering},
  year={2008}
}
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading of cause of vision loss in Americans aged 60 and older. The loss of central vision from AMD can decrease visual acuity, contrast sensitivity, glare sensitivity, color discrimination, and the ability to adapt to changes in lighting conditions. Older adults with vision loss often have other chronic, comorbid conditions that cause some level of difficulty with mobility tasks. Many express a fear of falling or other anxieties about walking… CONTINUE READING

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