AMD Support – YES WE CAN

Yes We Can

 

This a long term programme of ideas.

AMD Support Group meets 2nd Tuesday of each month, Shoreham Centre.

Help me card.”

Get Disabled Bus Pass, with carer.

 

Train peripheral vision to do all your seeing whether reading or getting about or watching the screen

Take B12 plus Lutein to support your macula.

 

Join 4Sight walks,

Attend Macular Society Meet the Doctors sessions

Join Southwick Slow Tennis Mon 10.30, Tues and Fri at 14.00 at Sussex County LTC, Kingston Lane.

Join Sailability for the disabled, Sussex Yacht Club.

 

Join 4Sight

Join Macular Society

Join RNIB (FOC)

 

Join IT Support Groups>:

  • 4Sight 3rd Wednesday of each month for members and carers

  • IT > Fri am Southwick Community Church

  • IT > Mon am Shoreham centre

  • AMD IT Support Group, 4th Tues each month

Get a Smartphone and link with Chrome Cast to TV.

  • Link to Amazon, Google News, Gmail, Diary

  • Set up INote for making notes

  • Link with local library for free audio books

  • Get an on-line newspaper

AND don’t forget special prices at cinemas (Komedia and Connaught) and theatres for –

  • Musicals and plays eg RSC, National Theatre

  • ROH for Opera and ballet

  • Glyndebourne,

  • Bolshoi Ballet,

  • Contemporary dance,

  • Films with AD at the Ropetackle & Connaught

Ideas to make your life easier:

  • Orange Tape (4Sight, RNIB)

  • Coloured stickers (WH Smiths)

  • Yellow labels (eBay)

  • Yellow lenses for improved clarity

  • Peaked hat or cap to reduce UV light

  • Telescopic white stick

  • Waterproof walking shoes (Hotters?)

  • Dark framed glasses

  • Mugs with white inside

  • Only drink red wine!

 

YES, We Can.

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