For Family & Caregivers

If someone near to you has been diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), it affects you as well as that person. Whatever your relationship, this is the place for you to find what will make both of your lives easier.The person with AMD has their own journey. It is your journey that starts here. Understand….Advocate…Help…and take care of yourself as well!


Understanding AMD

You can read all about macular degeneration as a disease on our website, but what is it like to HAVE macular degeneration? How come your Dad sees a shiny dime on the floor, but can’t recognize his lifelong friend at the front door? How is Mom supposed to fix her meals and take her medications? You want to help, but how and how much? We hope this will help.

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How Can You Help

Perhaps your friend is confused by the information and doesn’t understand treatment options. Maybe your father is distraught and doesn’t know what to expect. The person with AMD has their own journey. It is your journey that starts here. Understand….Advocate…Help…and take care of yourself as well!

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