Support Groups offer understanding and encouragement to both the clients and their families as they learn to put their new skills into daily life.
Supports groups offer:
- Tips about daily living
- Information on new medical developments in the field of vision loss
- Enjoyable social contact
- A chance to learn about new technology
- Hear more about additional Lighthouse services and community services
Support Group – Adult (55 and over)
First and Third Friday each month 1:00-2:30.
Call for information (941) 359 – 1404
Red Cane Club – Highlands County
Third Thursday of the month, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Walk and Talk – Every Wednesday 9:30 to 11:30 a.m, meet at Lighthouse and stroll the neighborhood sidewalks to the Bay, then coffee and conversation. Open to everyone, guide dogs welcome.
Adjustment to Vision Loss Courses
9-week courses (once weekly) are held throughout the year in Sarasota, Venice, Port Charlotte and Highlands County. Courses are free, but advance registration is required. Call (941) 359-1404 for information.
Specialty Workshops and Support Groups
Chair Yoga: Third Friday of the month from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Art Crafting: Bi-monthly at Lighthouse, call for details (941) 359 – 1404.
Magnifying Workshop – Sarasota: Second and fourth Thursdays, call Irene to register (941) 359 – 1404.
Magnifying Workshop – Venice: Tuesdays, call Irene to register (941) 359 – 1404.
Book Club: First Friday each month from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Computer Club: Second Friday each month beginning September 11, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.