Resources & Tools

AMD Update

You will receive free email updates every month, covering the latest news about AMD. Topics include research, treatments, low vision, diet and vitamins – plus tips for living well with macular degeneration.
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AMD Warm Line

Do you have questions? Sometimes it’s hard to get answers during your doctor visit. Or perhaps you’ve heard something on the news or from a friend and wonder if it is true. Call our “warm line” to speak with a caring professional who can provide personal assistance.

888-430-9898
Monday-Friday
8 am – 5 pm Pacific Time


AMD Toolkit

According to The Harris Poll, 70 million Americans went online between June 1998 and June 1999 looking for health information.* With more than 20,000 Web sites dedicated to nearly every conceivable health subject, you must ask how reliable is the information?

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Support Groups

Research shows that participating in a support group results in a better quality of life for those with AMD. Members hear experts speak about the disease and low vision rehabilitation, learn tips for living with AMD and share their common experience. You are not alone.

Monthly meetings take place in three locations in Southern California.

Huntington Beach
Second Monday of each month, 12:30-2:00 in the Michael E. Rodgers Seniors Center, 1706 Orange Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92648.

Santa Monica
Second Tuesday of each month, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Santa Monica Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Beverly Hills
Fourth Wednesday of each month, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. in the Beverly Hills Library, second floor conference room, 444 N Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Call us to learn more, reserve a space, and place your name on our support group list for future meetings. 310-623-4466. If you already have a support group and would like materials and information to distribute, let us know.

Book Reviews

Here are some of the better books we have reviewed. They include a wealth of information about Macular Degeneration.