Older Adults

Are you over 65 or about to turn 65?
Has your vision changed?
Would you like to know more about My Aged Care?
You may be eligible for financial support.

70% of our clients are older adults, so we understand you.

As we mature, our vision changes. Holding onto the quality of life you’ve enjoyed is important.

Practical advice and strategies.

We can help you:

  • Understand more about your vision and what it means in practical terms.
  • Connect with others who are experiencing similar things to you.
  • Stay independent in your own home.
  • With activities such as cooking, cleaning and gardening.
  • Access books, magazines and newspapers through our library.
  • Enjoy television and live entertainment.
  • Use smart phones and computers with magnifiers and speech technology
  • Get around safely in your home and your neighbourhood

Emotional support when you need it

You and your family can access Vision Australia’s support to help you adjust to living with vision loss.

This support can help you and your loved ones develop strategies to help you feel confident and maintain your quality of life.

Working together

Together we can help you develop a plan so you can live your life the way you want to. Your dedicated support person will help you make it happen. They’ll get to know you, and make sure you get what you need.

Be Connected

Vision Australia is proud to be partnering with Be Connected, an Australia wide initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world. Find out more by clicking the logo below.


Contact us

Contact us early and get the support you need. For more information on Vision Australia’s services call our helpline on 1300 84 74 66 or email info@visionaustralia.org. You can also connect with our services here

More information

  • Newly diagnosed
    Newly diagnosed

    If you have recently been diagnosed with a vision impairment you probably have a lot of questions and concerns.

  • My Aged Care
    My Aged Care

    Vision Australia is a registered provider with My Aged Care, the Australian Government’s new way of delivering aged care services for people over the age of 65.

  • Our low vision clinics
    Our low vision clinics

    Assisting people to maximise the use of their remaining vision

  • Learning to live independently
    Learning to live independently

    There are many different strategies used by people who are blind or have low vision that assist with enhancing their independence and safety.

  • Connecting with others
    Connecting with others

    A great way to share information, tips, and experience on living with blindness or low vision and get emotional or social support from peers.