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  • Falls Prevention Awareness Day

    According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans.  The 10th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day will be observed on Sept. 22, 2017.

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  • ADA Anniversary - July 26

    The anniversary of the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is July 26th.

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Funding Statement

The Older Individuals who are Blind Technical Assistance Center is a development of the National Research & Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University, focused on agencies serving older individuals who are blind (OIB). This grant (#H177Z150003) is funded by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) under the U.S. Department of Education.