Herald - Issue 458

30th May 2024 • The HERALD • Page 55 v SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SPECIALISTS v WE CARE, YOU CARE 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 Evergreen Club for Over 60’s Why not go along for enjoyable afternoons? They have a mix of meetings with speakers or entertainment, quizzes or bingo followed by tea and biscuits, sometimes cake! Find them at St John’s Hall, New Road, Hythe SO45 6BP on the first and third Thursday of each month from 1.45pm to 4pm. Join them on Thursday 6th June for a talk by John Pitman titled ‘Life in a Village’, Thursday 20th June for a Social, on Thursday 5th July – talk by Colin van Ge en titled ‘Flying Boats of Hythe’ and on Thursday 18th July for a Social. FIRST VISIT FREE. Annual subscription £6. Meetings £3 for members. Run by Royal Voluntary Service volunteers. For more information telephone Peter on: 023 8089 1721 or just call in on a club day. 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. Computers at Home Service Age Concern New Forest run a Computers at Home Service, with 3 volunteers providing a 1-to-1 service for clients needing help to gain more con dence or knowledge with their mobile phones, iPads, tablets, laptops and computers. e volunteers provide a 1 hour session at a subsidised cost of £5 and a maximum of 6 sessions can be booked. Please phone their Office on: 023 8084 1199 or email: o ce@ ageconcernnewforest.org.uk for more information or to request this service. Coping with the Digital Age FORGET-ME-NOT SINGING CLUB Forget-me-not Singing Club is a fun and friendly singing club for people living with dementia. The club is led by folk singersongwriter and Natural Voice trained choir leader, Amy H o p w o o d and runs on Fridays from 2pm to 3.30pm at Brockenhurst Methodist Church Hall, Avenue Road, Brockenhurst, SO42 7RT. e club is aimed at people living with dementia and their friends, relatives and carers, but anyone else who just fancies a good sing is very welcome to join too. Each session is £3 per person including free tea/ co ee and biscuits. If you would like to go along or have any questions, please contact Amy via email: amy@ thesongwritingproject. co.uk, call: 07590 827887 or visit: www.thesongwritingproject. co.uk