ExtraCare Resident Stories

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media picture Ann & Bill Cobb
Longbridge Village

Bill was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia last year. Since then he has participated in a number of activities organised by the village’s Enriched Opportunities Programme including the Musical Exchange Project with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

media picture Sheila Lomas
Stoke Gifford Retirement Village
Moving to the village

Sheila Lomas, 85, moved into Stoke Gifford Village with her husband Brian, 82, in November. Sheila tells us how moving into the village has helped to improve her mobility.

media picture Dick Whittington
Bournville Gardens Village, Birmingham

Richard Charles Whittington, otherwise known as Dick, 84, and his wife Beryl, 85, moved to Bournville Gardens Village three years ago. Dick explains the benefits of living here and owning their own flat:

media picture Victor Chanter
Lark Hill Village, Nottingham
Channel 4

Dunkirk veteran Victor Chanter has brought a lifetime of memories with him to Lark Hill Village. The 97-year-old great grandfather recalls his childhood playing cricket on the cobbled streets of Yorkshire, and games of football with caps and coats put down as goalposts.

media picture Sylvia Fairholme
Lark Hill Village, Nottingham
Channel 4

‘That’s my party piece,’ says 102-year-old Sylvia Fairholme as she bends over to touch her toes outside her apartment at Lark Hill Village.

For further information on any of these case studies, please contact:

Lucy Clark, Communications Officer, on 02476 506011

Cheryl Flounders, Media Officer, on 07592 776 571 cheryl.flounders@extracare.org.uk 

Richard Tower, Communications Manager, on 0772 055 3658 richard.tower@extracare.org.uk