[nfbwatlk] FW: [Nfbnet-members-list] Senior Division Nationwide Conference Call

Mike Freeman k7uij at panix.com
Sat Apr 19 20:08:21 UTC 2014

You have undoubtedly seen the message shown below. However, it bears
repeating; the information discussed in these telephone conference calls
just might make the difference for a senior citizen or other person losing
sight between a life of dependence and a life of freedom.


Mike Freeman



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Subject: [Nfbnet-members-list] Senior Division Nationwide Conference Call




The national federation of the Blind senior Division is proud to spotlight
topics of vital interest to those losing vision later in life by hosting
three conference calls to address specific issues.


The conference call number is:



The Access number:


759-633 pound for all participants.  A tone should signal that you are



The conference calls will take place at the following times and dates:

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Wednesday, June 4, 2014


3:00 Eastern Standard Time,

2:00 Central Standard Time,

1:00 Mountain Time,

12:00 Pacific time.


The first conference call with the topic:  Financial Management After
Blindness  will be held, Thursday, may 1 at the designated times.  Mr.
Robert Burns, attorney and financial advisor for more than twenty-five years
will host the call.  After losing vision Mr. Burns became an investment
advisor and has wide experience in the field.  He currently resides in
Omaha, Nebraska.



The second conference call will be held Thursday, May 8, 2014,  and the
topic:  Blindness:  A Family Dynamic hosted by  Ms. Fatos Floyd.  Ms. Floyd
has a master's degree in counseling and has CRC andCVRCB credentials.  She
is a long-time Federationist serving in many capacities, currently she is
the Director at the Nebraska Rehabilitation center in Lincoln, Nebraska.  



The  third conference call will be held Wednesday, June 4 at the same times
as listed above.  Jennifer Wenzel will facilitate this conference call with
the topic:Cooking By Touch.


Jennifer is a blind mother raising three sighted children and has worked
almost twenty years teaching independent and daily living skills to all ages
from blind toddlers to school-age children and seniors.  


She attended BLIND Inc and worked in their buddy program before moving to
Colorado and teaching at the Colorado Center in a number of capacities
including supervising and teaching students as the residential apartment
manager.  Recently she has been employed by Blind Industries and Services of
Maryland (BISM) as an Independent Living instructor teaching newly blind
adults non-visual daily living skills.  





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