Department of Older Adults

Independent Living Skills for Older Adults

Blindness Support Services has developed an in-home program for seniors with visual impairments in Riverside and San Bernardino counties at no cost. If you are experiencing vision loss, then you qualify for our services.

An elderly man learning how to cook in the kitchen

Services include:

Basic Orientation and Mobility Training

Activities of Daily Living

Basic Adaptive Technology and Assistive Technology Training

Adjustment to Blindness and Self-Advocacy

An elderly woman is sewing buttons on to some fabric.

Examples of instructional lessons for personal and home management include,
but are not limited to:

Household Cleaning

Meal Preparation

Clothing Identification

Shopping Skills

Money Identification

Writing With Guides

Sewing Skills

Large Print/Braille For Literacy and Labeling Purposes


An elderly blind man is signing his name using a writing guide

Services are offered through a collaborative partnership with senior centers, assistive living facilities, and senior communities throughout Riverside and San Bernardino County.

Our Departments also provide training in Spanish.

For more information please contact our offices at: (951) 341-9244.



You can also download and print our Department of Older Adults Referral Form.

Download Department of Older Adults Referral Form.