TTTB A to Z Telephone Befriending Conversation Starters

This is helpful list of A to Z conversation starters has been compiled by Time to Talk Befriending. 

When you speak to your befriendee on the phone it’s always a good idea to have a few conversation starters up your sleeve. As you get to know one another, you may feel that you don’t need prompts quite so much, but at least to begin with you might like to make a note of topics of conversation that are received particularly well. You may equally want to make a note of any areas of conversation that aren’t received so well. We all have things we prefer talking about. While these prompts have been put together particularly with people living with dementia in mind, these topics of conversation may be used for phone calls with anyone.