Catherine – Helston
Catherine had always been an avid reader of books until Age-related Macular Degeneration caused her eyesight to deteriorate. Catherine received a portable video magnifier through the fund, she said: “Without being able to read anymore or do the daily crossword I greatly missed the ability to broaden my mind and was concerned about not being able to use my brain as often as I would want to.
“The magnifier is brilliant and helps in so many ways. It allows me to be continue with activities and pastimes that have always been important to me. Just having the ability to check my back account gives me the feeling of independence that I was missing. “