To help promote Indiana’s Disability Awareness Month, Southeastern Indiana Independent Living Center in Vevay is hosting a Disability Awareness Open House March 6.
Disability Awareness Month is observed in Indiana in March to promote awareness, programs and community inclusion for individuals with disabilities of all ages. Organizations and community members across the state host various events to help support such objectives.
The center provides many services designed to help individuals remain living at home for as long as they can. The Home Care program offers assistance with daily living tasks such as cleaning, meal preparation, grocery shopping, transportation to doctor appointments and errands, medication reminders, laundry, bathing, grooming and many other personal care needs. The center also provides services specifically designed to serve individuals 55 and older who are blind or have severe visual impairments.
Through grants, the center is able to assist individuals with severe visual impairments obtain assistive technology devices that will allow them to independently perform everyday tasks such as reading, writing checks, organizing bills, managing medications, attending appointments, shopping and much more.
The open house March 6 is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 114 W. Main Street in Vevay. For more information, call the center at 812-427-3333.