Join AOA at the Vision Impairment and Cognitive Decline Briefing

In preparation for World Sight Day, Dr. Bhavani Iyer, AOA's VRC Chair, will be participating as a panelist in Vision 2020 USA's Vision Impairment and Cognitive Decline Briefing.

The briefing will discuss how converging epidemiological evidence links vision impairment to risk of cognitive decline and dementia. The functional challenges imposed by vision impairment are more difficult to overcome when accompanied by cognitive impairments, and vice versa. 

VRAN members are encouraged to join the briefing. R.S.V.P. with Dina Beaumont at 202.407.8325 or

For breifing details, click here (PDF) or see below:

  • Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm EST
  • Location: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043.