Calls for funding for vision aids and technologies

| 31 Jan 2017

The Macular Disease Foundation of Australia (MDFA) has called for an increase in funding for technologies to help vision impaired older Australians. Over 100,000 older Australians with vision loss or blindness rely on aids and technologies, such as talking watches and text to speech programs.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Manager

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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