Yes, music works wonders. But never underestimate the power of a kitten.

Love comes in all shapes, sizes and colours including small, furry, and black and white

The first two parts of this story are here, and here.

Just as the words “make a wish” come out of my mouth, Lila* walks into the living room with the cutest kitten I’ve ever seen cradled in her arms.

“Oh my goodness! Speaking of kittens, look Mom!”

“Here’s a real live one,” Shirley joins in.

“Would you like to hold the kitten Patti?” Lila offers.

Old people need to see their family three times a week

Why just emailing elderly relatives can double risk of depression

       Study is thought to be the first to examine the impact of different            types of social contact on the elderly

  • It also highlights just how important it is to spend time with our older generation – among whom th
  • Study is thought to be the first to examine the impact of different types of social contact on the elderly
  • There is said to be an ‘epidemic’ of loneliness
  • Speaking on the phone or being contacted online was not enough to replace seeing elderly face-to-face 
  • Those forms of contact did nothing to cut depression risk, experts say 

Families should visit their older relatives three times a week to help prevent them from becoming depressed, experts say.

West Norfolk Carers Somewhere for Me appeal makes flippin’ good start

Staff enjoying a pancake breakfast to launch Britain’s Biggest Brekkie event to raise funds for carers

A fundraising breakfast campaign to help local young carers got off to a flippin’ great start this week.

The Carers Trust launched its nationwide annual Britain’s Best Breakfast campaign yesterday – and West Norfolk Carers (WNC) is getting involved to help boost the Lynn News Somewhere for Me appeal.

Families, friends and colleagues are now being urged to raise a (piece of) toast for local young carers and “wake up to caring” by getting together for fundraising fry-ups, pancakes and more.

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