Pauline Hayton, will discuss her experiences while undergoing stem cell treatments designed to stop or even reverse the progression of her Macular Degeneration, as well as other treatments available to help combat a number of other visual disorders.
From the northeast of England, she worked twelve years as a probation officer in her hometown of Middlesbrough before immigrating to the United States in 1991 with her husband Peter. A new country led to a new career as a massage therapist for 16 years. After reading his tattered wartime diaries and listening to her father’s war stories, she felt compelled to write them down. Pauline’s first book A Corporal’s War, published November 2003, and was her father’s WWII memoir. Still Pedaling, her sixth and latest book, is Pauline’s own memoir.
When told her eyesight was rapidly deteriorating and there was no cure, she vowed to do something about it. She would like to share with you what she has found so far.
The Lighthouse of Collier’s Brown Bag Lunch Series is on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 11:30am to 1:30pm. Please bring your own “brown bag” lunch to eat during or after the presentation. Following the presentation, Lighthouse of Collier will host a social hour with games, trivia and the opportunity to socialize. You will have an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about how Lighthouse of Collier can serve you. The event is being held at Lighthouse of Collier, 2685 Horseshoe Drive South, Suite 211, Naples, FL 34104 and is open to the blind and visually impaired community as well as their friends and caregivers. For reservations, please contact Rick @ 239-430-3934.
Lighthouse of Collier’s brown bag series will be held on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, featuring a different speaker. If you are interested in speaking at one of the events, please contact Lighthouse of Collier.
The mission of Lighthouse of Collier is to promote the development, implementation, and on-going evaluation of programs and services which foster independence and enhance the quality of life for the blind, visually impaired and their caregivers. To learn more about Lighthouse of Collier please visit www.LighthouseofCollier.org 239-430-EYE4 (3934).