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Best of OE 2019

Sep 3, 2020

Best of OE 2019

As the pandemic continues, we can’t help but feel nostalgic for 2019, so let’s circle back for a look at OE’s top pages last year.  Here’s the list with links, for our most popular posts and podcasts.  If you’d prefer to have the text of pages read to you, just click the button marked “Listen” on the upper right menu.

 

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The Anti-AMD Diet

The foods we consume can play a powerful role in preventing or minimizing the progression of age-related macular degeneration.  Read Now

 

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Worker with hard hat falling onto concrete floor.

Don’t Take The Fall, Prevent It

Falling becomes significantly more dangerous as we age.  Alice Massa, OT, shares her expert advice aimed at elevating awareness and lowering our risk of taking the fall at all.  This page was so popular, we decided to record a podcast with the same title…linked with our podcasts below.  Read Now

 

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OE Agrees With AAO

The American Academy of Ophthalmology says many more people will have low vision in the coming years and the tragedy is most are unaware of how to deal with it.  OE highlights the information everyone needs to know.  
Read Now

 

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Alexa, Read My Book

Alexa can read Kindle and Audible books from a Fire tablet or an Echo speaker.  Once it’s set up, all you have to do is ask.  Read Now

 

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Your Driver Has Arrived

Ride-sharing services are available with the tap of an app.  Here are some tips for customers with vision loss.
Read Now

 

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Healthy Aging And Eyes

Healthy aging is not just about how you look, it has everything to do with how you see.  Take these steps today to preserve your sight for tomorrow.  Read Now

 

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Aira Adds A Free Tier

If you’ve ever wished you could just borrow a good pair of eyes to help with a quick task, you’ll definitely want to read this post.  Read Now

 

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Hands holding a present with more gifts and ornaments on a green background.

Hottest Low Vision Gifts

Our gift guide from last season remained a top page all year and the selection holds up beautifully. Read Now

This year’s list is also not to be missed.  Read Now

 

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OE Patients Podcast

There is no doubt about it, the big star of 2019 was the launch of our podcast.  Subscribe to OE Patients Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or listen on OE.

Episode 1: Siri, Google & Alexa

Episode 2: Don’t Take The Fall, Prevent It

Episode 3: A Conversation With Hadley’s Douglas Walker

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This post was first published December 19, 2019 and resurfaced September 3, 2020. 

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About the Author: Dorrie Rush

Dorrie Rush is the Chief Content Officer and Visual Accessibility Expert at Ophthalmic Edge Patients (OE Patients), an online resource, presented by the Association for Macular Diseases, providing practical information and empowering advice for living a full and successful life with vision loss.

She is the former Director of the Grunwald Technology Center and Information Resource Service at Lighthouse International 2001 to 2016. Dorrie is known to have an eccentric view, which is particularly useful in compensating for her central vision loss from Stargardt Disease.

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