Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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perriscope
perriscope Community member Posts: 4 Listener
Im perriscope,  born 1956.  I have congenital spinal stenosis.  I try to be upbeat. I have a WAV but im very concerned about the cost of living right now.

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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,505 Disability Gamechanger
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    A warm welcome to the community from me @perriscope :) How are you doing today? 

    It's great to see that you've been finding your way around the community already. If you have any questions about using the site, please just let us know. 

    The cost of living crisis is definitely worrying, and I think we've all been feeling the effects. Is there anything specifically that's worrying you about it?
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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi and welcome to the community Feel free to join in or ask any questions 
  • perriscope
    perriscope Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    Thanks for the warm welcome.  Im not affected by it yet but I feel for the people who are.  Im about to retire this year I think it is then it will hit me
  • perriscope
    perriscope Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    My thanks to @Teddybear12, @janer1967 and @Tori_Scope. I feel right at home 
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,505 Disability Gamechanger
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    I can imagine retiring during this time could bring about some concerns @perriscope. Have you been able to plan ahead to work out what your budget will be, and how you might be able to make it work? It's difficult with everything being so uncertain.

    It's lovely hear that you feel right at home :) 
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  • Jo_2022
    Jo_2022 Community Volunteer Host Posts: 298 Pioneering
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    Hello @perriscope:) It’s lovely to have you join us on the community. Thank you for sharing your story.

    I am so sorry to hear about your spinal stenosis, that must be very difficult to live with. Likewise, the raising cost of living is a concern for many families. We sometimes have discussions about this at home. Congratulations for Retirement! 

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  • [Deleted User]
    [Deleted User] Posts: 0 Listener
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     @perriscope I would love to welcome you to scope online community  :)
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