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Sight Scotland Veterans Stories

Rehabilitation with Sight Scotland Veterans

Three veterans with sight loss share how Sight Scotland Veterans' rehabilitation support has helped them regain their independence.

Still Game's James Martin praises Sight Scotland Veterans' support as he shares sight loss experiences

Still Game star and Royal Navy veteran James Martin shares his experiences of age-related sight loss and encourages fellow veterans with sight loss to reach out for support.

Glasgow veteran with sight loss praises Sight Scotland Veterans' support through pandemic

Press release: A Glasgow veteran with sight loss has praised the specialist support he receives from Sight Scotland Veterans - regaining his independence in lockdown.

Sight Scotland Veterans' support helps Aberdeenshire veteran regain independence in lockdown

Press release: An Aberdeenshire veteran with sight loss says Sight Scotland Veterans' support has given him "a new lease of life and independence' in lockdown - helping him read and shop independently again.

Aultbea WWII veteran with sight loss regains love of reading with specialist magnifier

Press release: Aultbea WWII veteran with sight loss regains love of reading with Sight Scotland Veterans' support and specialist equipment

Sight Scotland launches Lothians support line to tackle need for family support for sight loss

Press release: Sight Scotland has launched a telephone helpline providing support to people with sight loss and their families.

Time for politicians to focus on sight loss, says Sight Scotland

Press release: Sight Scotland launches its manifesto for the Holyrood elections in May with a call for the next parliament to focus on better support for thousands​ of Scots affected by sight loss. 

Lack of awareness increasing risk of sight loss

Press release: Scotland’s leading sight loss charity is calling for action to raise awareness of risk factors for sight loss, including poor diet and lack of exercise. 

Sight Scotland Veterans strike up friendships remotely through Age Scotland’s Comradeship Circles group call service

Press release: Aberdeenshire veterans with sight loss supported by Sight Scotland Veterans are keeping up vital social connections during pandemic restrictions via Age Scotland’s group phone call service. 

Sight Scotland Veterans to mark Remembrance Day with online service due to Covid-19 restrictions

Press release: Sight Scotland Veterans will mark this year’s Remembrance Day with a streamed online service on Wednesday November 11.

Time to focus on sight loss as First Minister backs launch of Sight Scotland

Press release: The First Minister has officially launched the new names of our two charities – Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded – as Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans.

RAF veteran who served in the Far East reveals VJ Day diary

This article was first published in August 2020 when Sight Scotland Veterans was known as Scottish War Blinded.