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AAVL Events

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AAVL Events

AAVL 3-Part Podcast Series on Fall Prevention

The Fall Prevention podcast program was held October 7, 12 and 14, 2021.  See our AAVL Resources page to listen to the 3 podcast links and download the MS Word resources.

AAA Project

Would you like to catch up? - if you would like to participate, and haven’t yet started the process, either:
Watch the podcast of our April 11 Zoom event https://pnc.st/s/acb-events/325760ad/aavl-and-area-agencies-on-aging-aaa-april-11-2021
or
Go to AAA Project Detailed Instructions
or download your preferred format of AAA Project Detailed Instructions below to start the project:
.doc AAA Project Detailed Instructions
.pdf AAA Project Detailed Instructions
.txt AAA Project Detailed Instructions

For General info:
Go to AAVL Seeks to Coordinate with Area Agencies on Aging
or download your preferred format of the AAA Project Promo Letter below:
.doc AAA Project Promo Letter
.pdf AAA Project Promo Letter
.txt AAA Project Promo Letter

Go to Area Agencies on Aging and How they Help You
or download your preferred format of the AAA Information Sheet below:
.doc AAA Information Sheet
.pdf AAA Information Sheet
.txt AAA Information Sheet

"The Ins and Outs of Sight Loss Later in Life"

Support Group Call. Tuesdays at 4:00 PM Eastern time, 1:00 PM Pacific time AAVL sponsors a community call support group for people losing sight at older ages called "The Ins and Outs of Sight Loss Later in Life".  You can participate through the following Zoom connections:
Join the call:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86577005511?pwd=TWZ0T01WM3V5QVI5VlpkbVh5V2g1Zz09
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,86577005511#,,,,,,0#,,753480#
Phone: 312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 865 7700 5511
Passcode: 753480

California Affiliate Support Group Call

The California Alliance on Aging and Vision Loss, a state affiliate member of AAVL, also sponsors a group support call on Friday mornings, from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM Pacific time.  You can participate through the following Zoom connections:

Join the call:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85060890230?pwd=TGZ5V0ZTNmp6UWgzRExWQ0RKU29UUT09
Meeting ID: 850 6089 0230
Passcode: 222638
One tap mobile
+16699009128,,85060890230#,,,,,,0#,,222638# US (San Jose)
+1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)
Meeting ID: 850 6089 0230
Passcode: 222638

AAVL at ACB Conventions

AAVL hosts several events during the annual convention of the American Council of the Blind (ACB) held each July.  These events typically consist of a luncheon meeting with guest speaker followed by AAVL’s annual business meeting and a mixer at which members have a chance to socialize and get to know each other.
AAVL at previous ACB Conventions
https://www.aavl-blind-seniors.org/past-AAVL-at-ACB-conventions

Cookbook

The holiday season calls for a time of celebration with family, friends or just relaxation.  AAVL is producing a holiday season cookbook.  Your original recipes are welcome.  Appetizers to desserts will round out the cookbook.  It will be produced in all formats.  You can submit your recipes either by email or you can call and dictate them over the phone.  Please contact Sue Staley at phone number: (503) 430-1868 and email: cookbook@aavl-blind-seniors.org.
 

non-AAVL Events

Visibilities Community Call

Fridays at 7:00 PM Eastern time, 4:00 PM Pacific time Visibilities presents topics of interest to older people with sight loss through a community call.  You can listen through the following Zoom connections:
Join the call:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84159641815?pwd=a2dlamVEeUVNTEY1UHRBTGNCYXkwUT09(link is external)
One tap mobile: +13017158592,,84159641815#,,,,,,0#,,736467#
Phone: 312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 841 5964 1815
Passcode: 736467

ACB Daily Community Calls

ACB hosts daily community calls on the Zoom platform. Between eight to twelve calls take place each day covering a vast variety of topics including social, technology, support, crafts, music, special groups and quite a few more.  For more information and to learn how to join any of the calls, visit the web site:
http://www.acblists.org/mailman/listinfo/acb-community-events(link is external)

Aging and Vision Loss National Coalition (AVLNC)

The Aging and Vision Loss National Coalition (AVLNC) is a consortium of leaders comprised of national, state, local, private, and public agencies with the goal of advocating for equal access and quality of life for older Americans with vision loss.  AVLNC has established one, two and three year plans to seek better understanding of and services for seniors experiencing sight loss.  It seeks volunteers to serve on its four subcommittees; Public Awareness, Data and Research, Access to Quality Vision Rehabilitation Services, and Policy and Funding.  For more information, visit its web site at:
https://visionservealliance.org/avlnc/?mc_cid=ff28833fca&mc_eid=cc266e9c8d(link is external)