Pensioners enjoy Valentine's Day dance in Surbiton

John and Vera Stewart enjoy a dance on Valentine's Day

John and Vera Stewart enjoy a dance on Valentine's Day

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Pensioners got into the swing of Valentine’s Day with a tea dance in Surbiton on Friday.

Home care agency Carewatch Kingston hosted the event at Surbiton Library, playing a mixture of jazz and swing from the 1940s and 1950s.

The agency, based in Ewell Road, Surbiton, supports people with health conditions to continue living at home by providing practical and personal care.

The dance was held to encourage elderly residents to meet new people and make new friends.

Among those who attended was Mary Baker, founder of over 60s social website dropby.co.uk, who said: “It's just the sort of lovely idea and friendly event that Drop By finds adorable, especially on such a special occasion as Valentine's Day.”

Surrey Comet:

Marilyn Laiva from Healthwatch, Mary Baker from Drop By, Sheree Hill from Healthwatch and Barbara Bulman break for tea and cake at Surbiton Library

Carewatch Kingston’s is planning a garden party for its next social event, due to take place in the spring.

For more information call 020 8330 0070, email seymour@carewatchkingston.co.uk or visit www.carewatch.co.uk

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