He told Walker that he is looking forward to spending Christmas with his friend Nancy, explaining that he has experience being in the company of people with dementia through his work with Age UK. Please enter a valid password. The elderly man was comforted by Walker as he expressed his gratitude through his tears, dabbing his eyes with a tissue. You must be logged in to vote. Create a commenting name to join the debate Submit. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium.