logo Let Us Help You: Senior Services: Vision & Hearing Impairment Program

The Dale Association offers free programs for the visually and/or hearing impaired. This multi-faceted program is designed to enrich the lives of people age 60 and older, living in Niagara County, with a visual and/or hearing impairment through:

  • Educational Seminars
  • Referral Information
  • Low Vision Support Group & Outings
  • Free Hearing Screenings
  • Assistive Devices Resources Center
  • In-home Assessments & Ongoing Support
  • Video Magnifier at our Senior Centre
  • Transportation to doctors appointments (must be currently enrolled in the program)

The Dale Association has a large selection of educational materials for the visually and hearing impaired. Located in our Centre, we have information on Macular Degeneration, Cataracts, Independent Living Aides, The Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Program and other helpful literature.

For more information please call: Nancy Smith, Program Coordinator at 433-1886 ext. 108 or email Nancy now at nancy.smith@daleassociation.com

Free Hearing Screenings will be offered at our Centre (33 Ontario St, Lockport) by Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center: Tuesday, January 30 from 12:00-2:00 pm Tuesday, February 20 at 5:00 pm. Please call 433-1886 to schedule your appointment.

ClearCaptions sales representative Douglas Braun will be at the Centre demonstrating telephones designed for people with hearing loss: Tuesday, January 30 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm, and Tuesday, February 20 from 4:30-5:00 pm.

This is a free service, sponsored by The Dale Association and Niagara County Office for the Aging.

Success Story
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Since retiring from teaching, Marti loved reading the newspaper each day. She enjoyed doing the crossword puzzle, reading the editorials and catching up on the local news. Three nights a week she tutored students at the local public library. She was aware that her eyesight was changing, but assumed it was part of the normal aging process. When her eye doctor told her the shocking news that she had glaucoma and that it was fairly advanced, she thought her world was ending. How could she possibly read the paper or tutor students? How could she drive to the store or take care of herself? Read more...








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