Magazines for Macular Degeneration

I Used to love my magazines, particularly home decorating magazines and country style magazines. Every month I would buy at least one or two and save them all until the time came when I could no longer read the small print or see a photograph correctly. I was very sad to have to give them up. However , recently I have discovered that my library: Lake Macquarie Library in New South Wales does cater for vision impaired readers and by downloading an app and logging on to my library I am now able to obtain quite a selection of magazines onto my tablet. The difference is that I can hold the tablet close to my eyes (not the best option I know), and can zoom in on any part of the picture I need to get into focus and also can zoom in on the text and finally read what it’s all about. You have no idea what a pleasure this is! I suppose I can also buy an online subscription to other magazines but right now this option is all I need. It is worth asking your library if you are eligible to use this option. By the way when I got tired of all my magazines I cut them up and saved all the nice pictures which I then totally covered an old

Page from Australian Country Magazine online

the wardrobe and chest of drawers with.

Published by Eunice C English

FormerFreelance journalist. Poet, writer, artist, photographer. Retired and coping with Parkinson's Plus, macular degeneration and other boring stuff but life is still interesting, if a bit of a challenge!

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