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Apps for the blind and visually impaired

Renee Youngberg, Vision Loss Resources Ipad guru, shares an app for people who are blind or have low vision.  VIA, Visually Impaired Apps, created by the Braille Institute, is one of the only applications that is supported by voice over or zoom and is available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch as well.  VIA has […]

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New in the Community Center: Great Books Discussion

A Great Books discussion group attracts people who want to talk about outstanding writings in history, literature, philosophy, politics, science, and works that deal with such topics as the nature of justice, the meaning of truth, and the experience of beauty. This group meets monthly and starts in the fall in either Minneapolis or St. […]

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What do occasional gardeners do?

By Paulette Henderson What to do when the clients with vision loss in the Garden Group want to get out and plant, but it rains at every meeting? The early plantings of vegetables and herbs in the Vision Loss Resources straw bale garden seemed to sit and sulk, while the volunteer mushrooms added height with […]

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One Hundred Year Tradition

Part V in the series, The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis has been hosting a luncheon for the clients of Vision Loss Resources since 1913 and Coke shares some of her thoughts.

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Giving Back

Part IV in the series, Coke talks about her involvement in some of the programs here at Vision Loss Resources.

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