Why hen therapy is proving a hit with older people this Easter - News
16 April 2014
You don’t have to be a spring chicken to enjoy looking after hens, as residents at a sheltered home in Northumberland are discovering.
Abbeyfield becomes first national care provider to pay Living Wage - News
31 March 2014
The Abbeyfield Society has today announced that it has become the first national care provider to pay its directly employed staff the Living Wage.
Abbeyfield featured in Dragons' Apprentice Challenge film - News
27 March 2014
Abbeyfield has been featured in a film to promote the Dragons' Apprentice Challenge 2014.
Older people sidelined by obsession with youth, says former Archbishop - News
20 February 2014
To mark his appointment as Patron of the Abbeyfield Society, Lord Williams of Oystermouth has said "Society’s obsession with youth has gone so far that older people are being sidelined and ignored".
Care of old 'cheap and grudging', says Rowan Williams - News
13 February 2014
Too much old age care is being done “on the cheap” because society thinks the final years of life are not worth investing in, according to the former Archbishop of Canterbury.
Plans for £13 million for innovative elderly housing and care scheme announced - News
6 February 2014
The elderly of North Northumberland will enjoy one of the most innovative and comprehensive housing and care schemes in the UK according to preliminary plans announced today.
Abbeyfield selected as charity of the month by myageingparent.com - News
4 February 2014
Abbeyfield is delighted to have been chosen by myageingparent.com as their charity of the month for February.
Arts promote elderly wellbeing and can reduce drug dependence - News
31 January 2014
The Abbeyfield Society is launching a three year arts project for its residents in Nottingham to help promote wellbeing and reduce their dependence on anti-psychotic drugs.
Respite beds for over 55's caught in Somerset flooding - News
30 January 2014
Older people caught in the Somerset flooding are being offered free stays in local Abbeyfield houses in Wells, Wellington and Weston-super-Mare.
It’s party time again at the Jolly Johnsons - News
10 January 2014
It started modestly with a birthday tea and singalong. Then an “autumn colours” trip was arranged to take advantage of the beautiful Cumbrian countryside.
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