Our Key Measures

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92%

Percentage of clients who reside outside of assisted living
  • This measure is generated from analysis of client records for our 2019-2020 service year.
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$36.39

Cost of assisted living for every dollar we spend on services for people with visual impairments
  • A year in an assisted living facility in Pennsylvania cost $46,950 in 2019, according to Genworth Financial.
  • A total of 493 of our clients did not reside in assisted living during our 2018-2019 year. It would have cost $23,146,350 for those 493 clients to do so.
  • We spent $636,057 on services for people with vision loss in 2018-2019, according to our audited financial statement.
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96%

Percentage of clients who improve or maintain their overall quality of life
  • We conduct reviews and surveys of our clients as required by the Pennsylvania Association for the Blind (PAB).
  • Data shown here is from our 2019-2020 client surveys.
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97%

Percentage of clients who improve or maintain their ability to perform daily activities
  • Data shown here is from our 2019-2020 client surveys.
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94%

Percentage of clients who improve their outlook on life
  • Data shown here is from our 2019-2020 client surveys.
Photo of an Asian woman with vision loss using a smartphone

97%

Percentage of clients who maintain their level of independence
  • Data shown here is from our 2019-2020 client surveys.
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1,278

Number of rides given in a typical year that provide increased access to medical care and food
  • We provide rides to medical appointments, pharmacies, grocery stores, and food pantries through our guided transport service.
  • We also started to pick up and deliver groceries and pharmacy items to clients since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Data shown here is from our 2018-2019 service year.
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9,504

Number of children who receive free vision screenings and/or participate in education programs during a typical year
  • A total of 89% of children screened are ages 2-6.
  • Approximately 10% of children screened are referred for additional care.
  • Data shown here is from our 2018-2019 service year.