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“It has been a privilege to get to know Lionel, he has become a good friend. It’s a two-way friendship and if there’s one thing he has taught me, it’s not to dwell on things that aren’t important.”

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“It has been a privilege to get to know Lionel, he has become a good friend. It’s a two-way friendship and if there’s one thing he has taught me, it’s not to dwell on things that aren’t important.”

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My name is Dave, Dementia Poem

My name is Dave, I'm 69 Most of my life I have been fine Some years ago though I started to find Events were not so clear in my mind So to the Doc's I went, what an adventure, He diagnosed me with Dementia  I try to do things as I could  And some I can, though not so...

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Diane and Josie’s story

Diane and Josie’s story

Diane was diagnosed with early-onset dementia before she was 60. Now, at 69 years old, she lives in warden-controlled accommodation in St Osyth but can’t socialise as her behaviour is difficult for others to understand. Diane struggles with concentration, memory loss...

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Brandon and Lionel’s story

Brandon and Lionel’s story

Brandon was reading a newspaper when he saw an article about the number of people who were alone at Christmas. It particularly referenced people in later years. This struck a chord with Brandon, so he contacted us and applied to become a volunteer friend. We matched...

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