If you have suggestions for topics or speakers  for future workshops, we would love to hear from you.  Contact Heather Schey, Lunch & Learn Coordinator at 401-738-1013 or via email to

OSCIL will be holding a VIRTUAL Lunch and Learn Workshop via Zoom on Wednesday, October 28th starting at 12 noon.

The topic of this workshop is: EYE & VISION HEALTH

This workshop will provide an overview of the eye, the retina, and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) which is the leading cause of blindness in people 55 and older in the US and will also review existing and emerging therapies for AMD.

The presenter is Ben Shaberman, Senior Director, Scientific Outreach & Community Engagement, at the Foundation Fighting Blindness, the world's leading private funding source for retinal degenerative disease research. 

Zoom Info

Meeting ID: 897 862 1429

To join by phone: +1-646-558-8656


As part of OSCIL’s mission to provide outreach, education and opportunities for peer support, OSCIL offers these Lunch and Learn workshops highlighting various solutions that can increase access in your home and community.

Sign Language Interpreters and CART have been secured. Contact us at least one week in advance if you need additional accommodations.

For more information, contact our offices by phone at 738-1013 or by email to This information will also be available on OSCIL’s Website at and Facebook page.