Volunteering and supporting others
For many years he faced challenges accepting his sight loss and describes himself as having been ‘in a dark place’. But over the past seven years, with the support of his family and Retina UK, the grandfather has come to terms with his visual impairment and made many positive changes to his life.
Russ has received support through Retina UK’s talk and support service and attended the charity’s information events and support group meetings, enabling him to meet other people with sight-loss. He said: