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Older women give advice to their younger selves

Words by Abi Scaife

To mark International Women’s Day, women living in Lottie care homes across the country are sharing lessons to their younger selves to help inspire others.

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Barbara, aged 81, says ‘Love each other. Support each other as women. Have respect for yourself. ’

Pat, aged 90, shares ‘Don’t work so hard, enjoy life’.

Learn as you go along’, shares Nancy, aged 89.

Don’t get married be single and free’, shares Joan, aged 91.

Keep going, never give up’, shares Elizabeth, aged 70.

'Be kind to yourself and others' shares Jean, aged 92.

If you want to want to support women around the country, consider getting involved with a charity like Women in Sport.

This article aligns with the UN SDG Gender Equality.

This article aligns with the following UN SDGs

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