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Senior Retreat

2021 Virtual Senior Retreat

September 19th through 25th, 2021
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!

ELIGIBILITY

Participants must be legally blind or have a serious change of vision. They must have a strong desire to learn nonvisual techniques taught by competent blind instructors. You do not have to be a senior or a member of the National Federation of the Blind to apply.

COST

The cost is $50 per attendee. Money must be received by August 30, 2021. 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 2021 Seniors Retreat in the memo, and sent to:
NFB Senior Division
c/o Duncan Larsen
Colorado Center for the Blind
2233 W. Shepperd Ave.
Littleton, Co 80120

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.

Archived Retreats

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

Additional Information

If you have questions and need additional information, please contact:

Judy Sanders, 1st Vice President
Phone: 612-375-1625
Email: jsanders.nfb@comcast.net

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