Trip down memory lane

Residents of a Skipton care home given a welcome trip down memory lane

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Residents at Skipton’s Milton House nursing home were given a trip down memory lane thanks to a special concert series. Organised by forces charity, The Not Forgotten.

The charity, for both serving and former service men and women, recently launched ‘Those Not Forgotten Years.’ A nationwide outdoor concert tour to care homes. Aimed at entertaining, boosting morale and lifting the spirits of thousands of older people.

Residents and staff enjoyed a socially distanced concert and cream tea in their care home ‘bubble’.

Around 15 residents and staff sang along, tapped their feet and waved flags as The Not Forgotten professional entertainment team of singers and musicians performed a set of popular classics and rousing favourites including a poignant special tribute the late Dame Vera Lynn.

A word from our home director

Milton House Nursing Home

Ama Rai, home director, said: “The concert was absolutely brilliant. It was just the tonic for all our lovely residents. Who have managed to get through the most difficult of times. Enduring months without seeing family and friends.”

Brigadier James Stopford, CBE, CEO of The Not Forgotten said: “Sadly, events to commemorate VE Day, VJ Day and D Day could not take place properly this year, so we were determined to help World War Two veterans and those who have served their country mark these important days by bringing the celebrations to them.”

The Not Forgotten combats isolation and loneliness amongst the Armed Forces community through social activities and challenge holidays.

Serving or ex-members of the armed forces needing help from The Not Forgotten, can telephone 0207 730 2400

For the full article in the Craven Herald click here.

For more information on events at Milton House Nursing Home, please contact us. Or if you want to arrange a viewing to see our fantastic care facilities, you can arrange a viewing with us by clicking here.

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