ExtraCare Resident Stories

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media picture Sadrudin Peermahomud
Pannel Croft Village, Birmingham
Managing diabetes

Sadrudin Peermahomud lives at Pannel Croft Village. He was diagnosed with diabetes in the 1960s, and, now in his seventies, manages his condition with insulin and diet.

media picture Barry Wilcox
Hagley Road Village, Birmingham
Staying fit in the gym

Barry Wilcox lives at Hagley Road Village in Birmingham and uses the Village gym regularly.

media picture Sheila Harris
Hagley Road Village, Birmingham
Volunteering

Sheila Harris retired from her job in the department of space research at Birmingham University 21 years ago. Now in her eighties, she is volunteering as a receptionist at Hagley Road Retirement Village.

media picture June Gibbs
Hagley Road Village, Birmingham
Support with dementia

June, who lives at Hagley Road Village, has Alzheimer's disease, which is the most common type of dementia, affecting almost 500,000 people in the UK.

media picture Rosita Codrington
Pannel Croft Village, Birmingham
Enjoying activities

Rosita Codrington is like a ray of sunshine. "I feel like I'm still 21, especially when we have entertainment and I start dancing," she laughs.