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Exercising safely with hearing or vision impairment
Try these strategies to stay active and protect your health and mobility.
Exercising challenges from hearing or vision impairment can start out small. Maybe your glasses slide down while you’re jogging, or you can’t always hear what a friend is saying as you walk together.
As challenges increase, they can make activities so hard or unpleasant that you don’t want to do them anymore, or they can put your health and safety at risk. Before it gets to that point, identify difficulties and take steps to resolve them.
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