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John

Florence and I had been together 67 years and I relied on her so much. When I lost her I felt as though I had completely lost my life.

Money was very tight so I started cutting corners. To be honest, it got to the point where I wasn’t eating very much at all. I’m so glad I found out about Age NI when I did and actually lifted the phone. I nearly didn’t. They respect you and they go out of their way to help you and there’s no need to be embarrassed about that.

When I rang the advice line, it was Brenda who looked after me. They do a free benefits check for people. I had no idea that I could get a bit more help and that’s all I really needed to have enough. You wouldn’t believe the difference it’s made. Age NI gave me my life back.

John

Elsie & Nelly
'They see Nelly, not Nelly with dementia.'

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