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The befriending scheme has been running for the last 10 years and volunteer Sandra Maxwell, 63, it's very rewarding for everyone involved.
Hector, who lives on Lewis, said: "When we launched Befriending Lewis last November, it was in response to feedback from our community that the service was urgently needed all around Lewis.
A spokeswoman said: "The Reaching Out project will provide meaningful befriending support to isolated older people that will inspire optimism in their future - in particular, we want to focus on reaching out to those who have been bereaved, but we will consider referrals for anyone aged 50+ who would benefit from befriending support.
It runs the Good Neighbours befriending scheme, where a volunteer can go into an isolated person's house once a week to keep them company.
A recent graduate from Liverpool John Moores University, he took part in PSS's befriending scheme because of his own experiences - he had a grandfather with dementia.
Detective Constable Richard Taberner said: "It's unclear whether the woman was befriending the man all along with the intention of stealing from him or if, on the spur of the moment, she took advantage of having his bank card and PIN.
Jenny Keech said: "Nowadays, everyone seems to know someone who is affected by dementia, and our befriending volunteers will be well supported to make sure that they enjoy helping people with dementia enjoy life to the full.
Services include befriending either in person or on the phone, shopping assistance, lunch clubs, days out and activities such as making cards at the Middlesbrough Hub on Brentnall Street.
All three, along with many others spoken to, said they would use a telephone befriending service such as Silver Knowledge.
A NEW befriending project, launched on Anglesey, is looking for volunteers.
The Deputy Foreign Minister further explained that syndicates, after befriending their victims, would offer to pay for 'holidays' overseas, usually China, Japan and Latin America.
The NAS Befriending Scheme in Birmingham is already supported by companies such as Legal & General.