AVLNC Theory of Change

Aging & Vision Loss Theory of Change

Losing vision later in life is an overlooked yet rapidly growing public health crisis, which COVID-19 exacerbated.

To be effective, policies, practices, and systems
in support of older people living with blindness & low vision must be:

  • Included in social determinants of health – acknowledging the unique risks of aging with vision loss
  • Developed in collaboration with experts & older people skilled in self-advocacy
  • Culturally competent
  • Equitably funded

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Key AVLNC Resources

The AVLNC has published a public awareness flyer regarding Aging & Vision Loss; a briefing paper that will provide a comprehensive overview of American incidence & prevalence, resulting consumer needs, the inadequacy of resources, and the effectiveness of vision rehabilitation services; creation of the Aging and Vision Loss Theory of Change documents; development of “promising practices” for the delivery of remote vision rehabilitation services; establishing & growing relationships with several key national organizations in the aging network including n4a, GSA and NCOA. These and other documents can be accessed in the AVLNC Document Archive.

Learn more about the Aging and Vision Loss National Coalition (AVLNC)