Herald - Issue 450

7th December 2023 • The HERALD • Page 51 v SAY YOU SAW IT IN THE HERALD v christinashomecare@hotmail.com Fully Qualified, Insured and Enhanced DBS Call me for a friendly informal chat to discuss whatever you or your loved ones needs are on 07579 766797 Christina’s Home Care Professional Independent Carer Covering Waterside and New Forest WE CARE, YOU CARE RESIDENTS AT LOCAL CARE HOME CELEBRATE 71ST WEDDING ANNIVERSARY e Maypole Bupa Care Home recently celebrated a milestone as residents Stanley (94) and Betty Newell (95) marked their 71st wedding anniversary, bringing together family and friends to commemorate this remarkable journey of love. To help the lovebirds celebrate, carers prepared decorations for the gathering as well as their favourite refreshments, followed by visits from friends and family, who showered them in gi s. Stanley rst spotted Betty at the Southampton Guildhall dancing with a group of friends and decided to make the rst move. ey soon a er became inseparable as their connection blossomed, leading to a beautiful marriage in 1952, that saw them settling down in Netley for most of their married life. Stanley shared his secret to a long, happy marriage: “Always work together as a team! We have never had an argument. Betty always looked after the finances as that’s her professional background. She also has the most beautiful smile.” Gary and Liz, and have two grandchildren and ve greatgrandchildren. eir family joined the happy couple in celebrating their remarkable anniversary. e 71st wedding anniversary celebration at Maypole Betty and Stan on their 71st Wedding Anniversary Bupa Care Home was a heart warming event that showcased the enduring love between Stanley and Betty. eir journey serves as a reminder of the power of love and commitment, inspiring residents, and sta at the care home. Maypole Bupa Care Home is situated in Southampton and welcomes residents in need of nursing or residential care including those living with Parkinsons. For further information, please visit: www.bupa.co.uk/care-services Betty and Stan on their Wedding Day Emma Diaper, Home Manager at Maypole Bupa Care Home, said: “Stanley and Betty’s love story is truly inspiring. It’s heart warming to see the joy they bring to one another and to all of us here at Maypole. We feel privileged to be part of their lives and celebrate this remarkable milestone with them.” Together, the couple raised two children, Coping with the Digital Age Do you need help in understanding how to use your smartphone, tablet or laptop? Drop-in sessions run by Digital Champions are available every Monday 11am to 12noon and Wednesday 10am to 11am in Hythe Library. Sessions are also held in libraries in Lymington, Tuesdays 2pm to 3pm; Fordingbridge, Wednesdays 9.30am to 10.30am and Ringwood Wednesdays 10am to 12noon and New Milton Thursdays 10am to 12noon. e sessions are run by experienced IT specialists who can provide assistance ranging from basic use and understanding of the library computers or your own smartphone to resolving slow systems and security advice. is is a free service provided by volunteers of Citizens Advice New Forest.