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Alison and Kathleen

Alison’s mum, Kathleen, moved in with her after her dad passed away last year as Alison didn’t want her mum to live alone. Kathleen has been in good health aside from the prospect of needing a hip replacement to help alleviate pains in her legs. However, four weeks ago Kathleen suffered a stroke and was taken into the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

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Stephen and Stanley

Stanley, 87, has lived on his own since his wife died 3 years ago. He has two grown up children, one who lives about 45 minutes away and another who now lives in Australia.

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