Regular vision and hearing check-ups should be part of everyone’s strategy for healthy aging. As Jane Brody recently reminded us in The New York Times, there’s a connection between poor vision or hearing and cognitive decline, so keeping on top of problems as they arise becomes essential. For some seniors, however, no matter how careful and conscientious they are, deteriorating vision will become a fact of life. There are, however, techniques and products available to lessen the burden of vision loss and to help those who suffer continue to navigate everyday life. The Tech-Enhanced Life recently published some advice about aids and resources to help those with low vision, as well as apps that can make it easier to use your mobile device if your vision is problematic, and can even turn your phone into a magnifier or other source of assistance for the visually impaired. So shine some light on this problem, and Read Here and Here.