"SENIOR CITIZEN BLIND INDEPENDENT LIVING" PROGRAM
The Government of Michigan
The "Senior Blind Independent Living" Program is a combined effort between federal and state levels and is open to Michigan residents.
Some senior in-home services provided to blind or visually impaired seniors include, adapted aids and appliances, daily living skills, rehabilitation teaching services, teaching Braille and other communication methods, orientation and mobility. The program also provides access to leisure activities, counseling and peer support groups.
MORE PROGRAMS FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED SENIORS
GUIDE DOG FOR BLIND: SENIORS" PROGRAM
A training class for blind seniors on how to incorporate a guide dog into their lives
SENIOR VISION SERVICES EMPLOYMENT PLACEMENT PROGRAM
Employment assistance for seniors who are visually impaired or blind.
COLUMBUS COLONY ELDERLY CARE FOR THE DEAF & BLIND PROGRAM
Skilled nursing care and independent housing for the deaf, hearing impaired and blind
VOICE PRINT PROGRAM
Gives visually impaired access newspapers, magazines or documents due to impairments associated with aging, blindness, vision restriction and physical or learning disabilities
BRAILLE INSTITUTE'S KITCHEN CONFIDENCE PROGRAM
Assists the visually impaired to safely relearn skills in the kitchen and grocery shopping
SENIORS ACHIEVING INDEPENDENT LIVING (SAIL) PROGRAM
Teaches visually impaired seniors skills training in non-visual techniques