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September is Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month, a perfect time to remind people that maintaining healthy vision is part of aging well.

nehep-nei-va.jpg Preserving one's sight is important in maintaining independence and quality of life. The National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) of the National Eye Institute (NEI) has developed See Well for a Lifetime: An Educational Series on Vision and Aging, a free online Toolkit to help people working with older adults in community settings to promote eye health as part of healthy aging.

To learn more about the new Vision and Aging Program and to download the See Well for a Lifetime Toolkit, visit www.nei.nih.gov/SeeWellToolkit.

Last reviewed on October 29, 2017

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