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Sam Buddy Story

Meet Samuel

This is Samuel, one of our buddies, here's his story; In April 2019 I was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, I realised I needed to make some changes in my life ...
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Cinema, theatre & concerts

Great Escape, Del Boy & Madness (the band)

Let me entertain you (2) Following a recent successful trip to the local cinema with an older man in his 80s, who has no children, this got me thinking about ...
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Stressed carer

Carers – we need (to retain) you!

It’s a numbers game – The ‘Economics’ of Care If we listen to the media and all the noise surrounding #BREXIT we would think economics is all about that 6 letter word, ...
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Caring male

Why so few men?

In a week where there has been loads of commentary about the Gillette ad campaign focusing on the behaviours of some men, I ask the question, why is more than ...
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Silliness

We need more ‘Stan & Ollie’ activities for older men

January silliness January – a time to be low or a time to ‘play and have fun’, and ‘be silly’? You may have noticed that a new film is out ...
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Scrooge

Scrooge was actually a lonely older man

Not 'Bah Humbug' What is loneliness – seems a straightforward question for most people, actually it’s probably not as clear cut as people think? Some of you, maybe, are thinking actually it’s ...
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