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Senior Retreat

2023 Winter Virtual Senior Retreat

January 22nd through 28th, 2023
Anywhere and Everywhere

This virtual retreat focuses on promoting a sense of wellbeing and self-confidence despite living with newly acquired vision loss, and/or lifelong blindness. Our collective experience has taught us, that learning about blindness from competent blind people, while sharing the camaraderie of fellow retreat members, strengthens personal growth and guides seniors to advocate for themselves. Participants can look forward to receiving training in basic skills in adaptive techniques, development of new strategies for solving problems, an introduction to valuable resources, all to be better able to determine for themselves, what steps they can take to Live The Life They Want. We cannot overstate the positive impact an individual will experience as a member of a group of seniors, working together, sharing the life-changing activities in a retreat of this nature; just ask one of our recent graduates!


Note:All times listed are in Eastern Time.

Sunday, January 22 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Meet & Greet
Monday, January 23 through Friday, January 27 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM Classes
Saturday, January 28 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Wrap Up


  • Legally Blind
  • Strong desire to learn nonvisual techniques
  • Over 50 preferred

Featured Topics

  • Cane Travel
  • Daily Living Skills
  • Beginning Braille
  • Organizational Skills & Tactile Learning
  • Useful Aids & Devices
  • Cooking Techniques & Food Preparation
  • Technology Topics


The cost is $50 per attendee. Money must be received by December 31, 2022. Payment can be made either by check or PayPal. PayPal accepts credit cards and debit cards.

Checks should be made payable to NFB Seniors Division with 2023 Winter Seniors Retreat in the memo, and sent to:
NFB Senior Division
c/o Duncan Larsen
304 East Simpson Street
Lafayette, CO 80026-2326

To pay using PayPal, complete the online registration form and then complete the checkout process. You can pay via PayPal by using a credit card, debit card, or PayPal account.

Registration Form

The registration form for the 2023 Winter Seniors Retreat is now close.

Archived Retreats

Please visit our Archived Senior Retreats page to listen to the audio archives of previous Senior Retreats.

Additional Information

Questions should be directed to or to 443-681-9345. If you have difficulty completing the online form, call or email us for assistance.

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