Free Webinars

As Minnesota’s population ages, more and more of our friends and family will be diagnosed with eye diseases. Schedule a free webinar today for your workplace, senior residence, civic group, or house of worship: email info@visionlossresources.org for more information or to be notified of the next public webinar.

July 2021 webinar: Understanding Vision Loss

There’s something for everyone in this month’s webinar:

  • Learn how to help people with vision loss in everyday situations
  • Know the basics of eye diseases, especially age-related conditions
  • Be ready to share resources with your loved ones, from low-vision support groups to ways to make everyday tasks easier

Register now for one free 60-minute session:

Thursday, July 22 at 1pm (Central)

Tuesday, July 27 at 1pm (Central)

 

August 2021 webinar for eye care professionals: Resources for Patients with Vision Loss

Invite your team to attend this free webinar!

  • Learn how to provide the standard of care to patients at any stage of vision loss
  • Add us to your toolbox: we have 100+ years of experience partnering with eye care professionals
  • Ensure that your patients maintain quality of life after diagnosis

Register now for one quick, free 30-minute session:

Thursday, August 19 at 11am (Central)

Tuesday, August 24 at 1pm (Central)

Tuesday, August 31 at 1pm (Central)

 

Who are we?

Vision Loss Resources is Minnesota’s leading nonprofit provider of training and support for people with vision loss. For over 100+ years, we’ve served individuals with vision loss and their families, and partnered with eye care professionals.

 

Your hosts

July 20 and August 24

Mark Dahlberg
Mark Dahlberg, Community Services Program Manager
Susan Anderson
Susan Anderson, Associate Director of Programs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 22 and August 19

Renee Waclaw
Renee Waclaw, Community Specialist
Susan Anderson
Susan Anderson, Associate Director of Programs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 27 and August 31

Jen Wittek
Jen Wittek, Volunteer & Community Center Manager
Susan Anderson
Susan Anderson, Associate Director of Programs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Webinar topics:

  • Understanding Vision Loss: Want to learn the basics? Whether you or a loved one is experiencing vision issues, this is a great place to start.
  • Resources for Patients with Vision Loss: Optometrists, ophthalmologists, and other eye care professionals: this one’s for you. Learn how to provide the standard of care to patients at any stage of vision loss.
  • Training for Professionals Working with Older Adults (CEU accreditation available). Are you and your team ready to serve Minnesota’s growing population of older adults? Learn how to adapt and meet the needs of customers, clients, and patients with age-related eye diseases.
  • Vision Loss and BIPOC Communities. Get empowered: learn how early detection is key for helping with eye diseases that disproportionately affect Black, Indigenous, Latino, Asian American, and other communities of color.
  • Coping with Vision Loss: Tips for Caregivers. If you have a loved one who is 65+, they are at high risk for age-related eye diseases. We’re here for them and for you. Join us to learn ways to adapt.

Who are we?

Vision Loss Resources is Minnesota’s leading nonprofit provider of training and support for people with vision loss. For over 100+ years, we’ve served individuals with vision loss and their families, and partnered with eye care professionals.