EBC group in Oakmont
June 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until March 15, 2022
When we are able to meet in person, our support groups will be offered in several easy to access locations and on several days with similar content and discussions. Currently because of the pandemic, our support groups will be offered by phone. We meet on the same day and time we met in person. Please check our calendar or call the main office at 707-523-3222 for schedule changes.
EBC group in Oakmont meets on the third Tuesday of the month from 10:30am to 11:30am PDT.
We are currently meeting by phone and the number will be provided when you contact us to join the group. When we are able to meet safely meet in person, our group will be held at the Oakmont Gardens Activities Room, 301 White Oak Dr., Santa Rosa, CA.
In the instructor-led class we introduce ourselves to each other and share information or ask questions about our experiences with sight loss. Examples of topics of interest for our group discussion include accessible equipment such as the BTBL player or BARD, CTAP free phone services; NFB news line phone number services; shopping from catalogs such as Maxi aids and LSS for vision and hearing loss; food shopping online at local stores and arranging for deliveries.
The group may also discuss topics including how to remain independent in our homes; use of the latest adaptable technology and magnification devices such as hand-held optical lenses, and electronic portable and electronic desktop models. We may want to understand the local Paratransit system or ride share programs such as Uber or Lyft driver programs. In addition, we regularly review the schedule of other classes, activities and events available at EBC that may be of interest to our group members.
We welcome anyone with sight loss to attend our support groups, you do not need to be a current client of EBC. We value our connections with each other and the lively discussions. Each group is led by an EBC instructor.