Tag Archives: community engagement

In the shoes of… Anne Cooper| warm, caring and trying to help…

On Monday, I captured the Twitter story about Anne Cooper’s quest to navigate the process to ‘befriend’ an isolated person, playing by the rules and processes of modern day society. It made me appreciate even more the wonderful work that … Continue reading

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“All the lonely people, where do they all come from?”

There are a lot of people that I admire on Twitter, and Anne Cooper (@anniecoops) is right up there. We haven’t met in person – yet! – but she is on my ‘stalking list’. I love this term that I … Continue reading

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More ‘random thoughts’ from @Gills_Mum ;)

I daren’t tell Mum that she is becoming a bit of a celebrity. I think she would be  quite shocked. "We'll see" is the old person's "Whatever." But I like "Whatever" better. 😉 — Gill's Mum (@Gills_Mum) April 26, 2013 … Continue reading

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Round up of “In my shoes” – Dementia Awareness, Week 12

So, we have been running this series for 12 weeks.  TWELVE WEEKS! A series to raise awareness of dementia. So what have we achieved? Quite a lot, I think, judging by the increased readership and the way that people are … Continue reading

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