Mar 2 Care Mission
Care Challenge: Can you Cook with Cataracts?This interactive video simulation lets you try to bake Grandma’s famous cookies. But there’s a catch – you don’t have your full sense of sight. Can you still follow her recipe?
According to the National Eye Institute, by age 80, most people either have cataracts or have had cataract surgery. It’s one of the many types of vision losses older adults can face.
We challenge you to find out what it may be like to live with vision loss. The Cooking with Cataracts vision loss simulator walks you through a simple cookie recipe. As you follow the recipe in the video, the screen will simulate how people may experience cataracts. Your goal is to make choices and follow the recipe to bake Grandma’s famous cookies.
Why We Love It: This interactive video has a few surprises that make this challenge interesting. It can help you experience cataracts and better understand what it may be like to live with vision loss.
Here’s what you can do to help someone living with vision loss:
- Learn 5 tips to help seniors with vision loss maintain independence.
- Try more DIY activities to better understand sensory loss.
- Watch a video with 4 tips to help seniors minimize the effects of eye disease.
Visit agingsenses.com to learn more about how age impacts your five senses.
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