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Technical
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for agencies promoting independence, community involvement, and well-being for older individuals who are blind.

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    Did you know that January is National Mentoring Month? Mentoring is a professional relationship in which an experienced person (the mentor) assists another (mentee) in developing specific skills and knowledge that will enhance the less-experienced person’s professional and personal growth.

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Tip of the Week

One cause of confusion in older adults can be a urinary tract infection (UTI). Do not just assume dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease is setting in, get tested.

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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.