Resolution 1999.05: Macular Degeneration and Education Awareness

Whereas, Age-related Macular Degeneration is the most common cause of loss of vision in people aged 55 and older; and

Whereas, Early diagnosis of Macular Degeneration is essential to treatment; therefore be it

Resolved, That the national council of The Catholic Women’s League of Canada, in 79th annual national convention assembled, recommends that provincial councils urge the provincial/territorial governments to initiate an education awareness program on Macular Degeneration; and be it further

Resolved, That the national council of The Catholic Women’s League of Canada, in 79th annual national convention assembled, urge members to have regular comprehensive eye examinations.

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