By the age of 65, one out of three people develop some form of vision-reducing eye disease, such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts or diabetic retinopathy. That’s why vision loss among older adults is seen as one of the major health care challenges of the coming decades.

Fortunately, the rapid evolution of smartphone apps and artificial intelligence are providing high-tech assistance options for people who have largely had to rely on using canes and seeing-eye dogs to get around.

This article by Next Avenue (Randy Rieland) gives some fascinating information on how upcoming technology can help those with vision loss.