Hi, my name is Caza55!

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Caza55
Caza55 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
Hello everybody I'm new on here hope your all having a lovely day 

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  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Community member Posts: 6,377 Championing
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    Hello @Caza55   Pleased to meet you.

    Thank you for joining. Hope you having one too.

    I am one of the team of community champions. We guide, advise help and support members.

    Please have a look around our community. We are friendly. Please join in discussions.

    Please ask any questions, some one will know.

    Please I hope you enjoy your time with us.

    Please take care.

    @thespiceman


  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,203 Championing
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    Hi @Caza55 - Welcome to the community, & thank you for joining us all. It's very supportive & friendly here, so I hope you enjoy it. I've had a busy day, but at least got around to doing some things! How has your day been?
  • Caza55
    Caza55 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Quite one as usual can't do much as I have severe osteoarthritis pain in both my knees how are you ?


  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Community member Posts: 6,377 Championing
    edited December 2019
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    Hello @Caza55 Sorry to hear that, have you ever contacted this charity for any advice .

    National Osteoporosis Society.

    https://theros.org.uk.

    Helpline 0808 800 0035

    Please if I can help with anything please ask.

    Please take care

    @thespiceman
  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community member Posts: 7,935 Championing
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    Hi @Caza55 and welcome to the community! Please let us know if you need anything :)
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,203 Championing
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    Hi @Caza55 - I have generalised OA due to a genetic disorder, so my knees sympathize with yours! I've not been able to do much all week, but felt a bit better today, so got a few 'extra' things done, which gives me a small sense of achievement....but I'm stiffening up already! I rarely get out, so have found it good to chat on here. How about you, do you manage to get out at all?

  • Caza55
    Caza55 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    I don't get out much not unless it's inn a taxi there and back or my mobility scooter but think I need a new battery as it keeps running out it doesn't go very far 



  • Caza55
    Caza55 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    It gets very lonely and isolating sometimes not getting out and never seeing anyone
  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Community member Posts: 6,377 Championing
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    Hello @Caza55    Please can I ask did you look at any of the links .

    I added to your post.

    Please can I also add look on line for befriending schemes your local council or wellbeing service community unit will have details. Your local council website a start.

    Many local charities run them,

    If you experiencing problems accessing information or support please tag my name and say where you live .

    Pleasure to help you lots on line.

    Please I hope that gives you some reassurance .

    Please take care.

    @thespiceman.


  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,203 Championing
    edited December 2019
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    Hi @Caza55 - I don't know if the following link may be helpful if you read the article. It's trying to address the loneliness & isolation that many people feel & how it might be helped:  https://community.scope.org.uk/discussion/65029/social-prescribing-what-it-is-and-how-it-might-help#latest
    Also please look into the advice given by thespiceman

  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 11,392 Online Community Programme Lead
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    Welcome to the community @Caza55. :smile:
  • Ails
    Ails Community member Posts: 2,256 Championing
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    Hi @Caza55 and welcome to the Community.  It is nice to meet you and thank your for sharing with us.  I hope you have found the above information helpful which both @thespiceman and @chiarieds have given you.  Sorry to hear you are struggling at the moment.  We are here to support you so please chat to us anytime.  It isn't much fun when you can't get out as many of us on here understand.  Do you have any hobbies/interests you enjoy doing?  Sometimes that can lead onto joining clubs/groups in your area.  I hope you manage to get out again soon and meantime, I hope you enjoy your time with us.  We are a friendly bunch of people on here.  If there is anything we can help/support you with at all then please just let us know.  All the best.  :smile: