OIB-TAC Weekly Brief: August 3, 2023

OIB-TAC Weekly Brief: August 3, 2023

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OIB-TAC August Webinar

Join us on Friday, August 18, at 2:00 PM Central for OIB-TAC’s next webinar on Mastering the Art of Group Instruction.

Are you a direct service provider who would like to offer group instruction to adults but have concerns about the quality and safety of instructing more than one person? Are you an OIB Program Manager interested in discovering the possibilities and benefits of group instruction? Join our webinar to fully explore planning considerations and strategies to provide the optimum experience for adult learners.

Presenter: Polly Abbott, CVRT

Click here to register!

OIB-TAC Attends 2023 USAging Conference

Program Director Kendra Farrow and Older Blind Specialist Polly Abbott represented OIB-TAC at the 2023 Annual USAging Conference and Tradeshow on July 16-19 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Farrow and Abbott shared OIB resources and information about OIB-TAC’s public awareness campaign for OIB services, Time To Be Bold.

Click here to read more about OIB-TAC at the USAging Conference!

National Council on Aging (NCOA): Resources for Chronic Conditions & Fall Risks

Preventing falls is crucial for the health and safety of older adults. NCOA’s National Falls Prevention Resource Center for Professionals published new resources to support fall prevention efforts across the continuum of care. Find more resources and specific strategies for preventing falls associated with common chronic conditions by clicking here.

National Eye Institute: New Videos for Public Awareness of Vision Rehabilitation

The National Eye Institute has released new videos and other resources to raise awareness of vision rehabilitation services for healthcare providers and the public. Click here for more information and videos on accessing vision rehabilitation services!