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Breakdown of New Vision for Independence Activities and Audio File

Facebook Page:    The Villages Visually Impaired Persons Support  Group.  Call Bill Hall for more info: 352-661-5066

View as a PDF for easy printing.

Dr. Brandon La:   630 607 7607

Maxiaids: 800-522-6294 (to order) 631-752-0521 (for info)  

LS&S:  800 468-4789.   Both will send you a catalog. 

The Magnification Co.– Bob Schrepfer   866-343-3395

He will come to your home.  Email: 

Apple Accessibility line: 877-204-3930

Veterans with vision loss may qualify for visual aids. VIST Coordinator Ryan Peterson 352-271-6003 or email:

Tanii Mosley (Ocala) 352-369-3320

United Way-352-787-7530 can help with a variety of problems. 

Para Transit:    

Sumter County 352-568-6683 

Marion County 352-620-3071

Lake County 352-742-2612  

Go Go Grandparents provides transportation through Uber & Lyft for a service fee
Call:1-855-464-6872 ext.16112

Kim’s Cab: 352-239-2133 

KJs Taxi Service: 352-753-5000

Prescription drugs—-some Rx’s for less money.  or call: 866-940-3784 

Computer Technician: Jon Townsend 352-250-1686

He has experience with Jaws (Windows only) and low-vision software.

Rustic Perfection Mobile hair salon: 352-255-5653 

Adult Watch—The Villages Community Watch will call you daily.

Contact Debbie to find out how the program works: 352-753-0550 

Operation Home Bound North Lade Presbyterian Church offers meals for those in need at a nominal cost. 352-753-8484 or 1-800-677-1116

TLC Counseling: call Pat Hayes 352-322-0576

Dial #211:  for resource information 24 hours a day

Seniors vs. Crime  –For advice and assistance: 

Sumter County Sheriff’s Office —352-689-4600 ext. 4606

Marion County Sheriff’s Office —352-753-7775

Fruitland Park Police Dept. Annex (Lady Lake) 352-674-1882

Wildwood Police Dept. Annex (Brownwood) 352-753-0727

Caring Neighbors

Provides volunteer services (including rides) for those in need living in these Villages:

Founder of Caring Neighbors: Anne Bosler 352-674-9022

*Amelia 352-593-9559

*Ashland 352-247-4552

*Buttonwood 352-531-5990 

*DeLuna-Marsh Bend 352-340-3079

*Fenny area 352-459-8658 

*Hadley 352-431-0104             

*Polo Ridge 352-673-0360     

*Hemingway 352-358-7090

*Summerhill 352-255-3304     

*Tall Trees 352-425-5860 

*Santo Domingo 321-430-8711

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