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Jun 10, 2020

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) has been listening and learning about the concerns of the vision loss community. Over the last few months, we’ve helped answer…

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Aug 7, 2020

Vision health information can be hard to navigate. Whether you or someone you know has been newly diagnosed with an eye disease, or have been living with an eye disease and are…

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Aug 5, 2020

INTRODUCTION My name is Marlene Cust. I am a senior citizen, and legally blind due to retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In my writing, I want to acknowledge both…

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Jul 17, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted daily patterns of life for everyone, but for some the effect has been more extreme. This may be the case for older Canadians living with blinding eye…

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Jul 6, 2020

Our Cycle for Sight event, held on Saturday, June 20, 2020, was an amazing success! With over 550 participants of all ages joining the active fun from across Canada, the event helped…

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Jul 6, 2020

View Point: A Virtual Education Series is a new Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) initiative that was developed this spring. In response to the new world of COVID-19 and concern for the safety…

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Jul 6, 2020

INTRODUCTION My name is Marlene Cust. I am a senior citizen, and legally blind due to retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In my writing, I want to acknowledge both…

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