GILFORD — Belknap County Area Committee on Aging will meet Friday October 11 at 10 a.m. in the Wesley Woods Community Room. This meeting is open to the public and area residents of all ages are encouraged to attend.
For this month, Stephanie Hurd, Community Relations Coordinator New Hampshire Association for the Blind, will present "Living Better with Vision Loss" - A 7 minute DVD titled "Living Better with Vision Loss" will be viewed. It's a short film including remarks from both staff and people in the community with vision loss. After the film Stephanie, will share some common themes and concerns plus solutions of how to best help someone with any degree of vision loss. She will also have a bag of aids and devices to demonstrate, as examples from the most simple help to some more complicated. The New Hampshire Association for the Blind is a nonprofit that serves people with vision loss across the state of NH. They do not refuse to help anyone on the basis of whether they can pay or not. Stephanie will also share a little of her own story, as someone living with vision loss.