A Jewish Community Center Addresses the Needs of the Visually Impaired Older Adult

By Selma Sweetbaum

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), 1986

"Blindness is not a handicap. It is an inconvenience." This is the fundamental premise undergirding the Internal Light Program at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington, a belief that the visually impaired older adult can actively participate in lifeĆ¢??at the Center and in his community and that a visually impaired older adult can continue to make a contribution to the community.

Topic: Disability and Special Needs, Health and Healing, Aging, Elderly

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 63/No. 2

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Sweetbaum, Selma. A Jewish Community Center Addresses the Needs of the Visually Impaired Older Adult. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 1986: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=84


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