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News and stories from Abbeyfield. Discover the latest on age and ageing – from what's hitting the headlines, to stories from our homes and residents.

Nonsuch Abbeyfield holds official opening

Nonsuch Abbeyfield holds official opening

Nonsuch Abbeyfield, a new Independent Living with Extra Care scheme managed by the Abbeyfield Southern Oaks Society (ASOS), held its official opening on 8th April.

29/04/2022
Marriage and sewing machines remembered by Formby residents

Marriage and sewing machines remembered by Formby residents

As part of Abbeyfield’s Creating Conversations initiative, Abbeyfield have been taking Tea & Memories sessions out into the North-West community.

27/04/2022
Virtual becomes reality for Abbeyfield’s Falmouth residents

Virtual becomes reality for Abbeyfield’s Falmouth residents

Residents at Tresillian House, Falmouth, are enjoying the newest virtual reality (VR) technology, visiting new and familiar places and memories at a touch of a button without leaving their home.

08/04/2022
Easter chick knitting pattern

Easter chick knitting pattern

Bring some joy to your Easter celebrations with these charming knitted Easter chicks, designed to fit over a Creme Egg. Follow our pattern to create your own.

07/04/2022
Planting fruit trees for the Jubilee

Planting fruit trees for the Jubilee

As part of the celebrations for Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee, Abbeyfield Fareham Society have planted four fruit trees in their garden with the help of Mayor of Fareham.

25/03/2022
The benefits of pets in older age

The benefits of pets in older age

King Frederick of Prussia once said ‘a dog is a man’s best friend’ and while this is a very true statement there are many pets that can also make the perfect companion.

24/03/2022
Abbeyfield Wessex: Helping their local community

Abbeyfield Wessex: Helping their local community

When a local sheltered house in Wessex was badly affected by a fire, Activities Coordinator, Louise stepped in to offer her services to help keep residents active, entertained and supported.

24/03/2022
Cotmaton House residents collect hundreds for Ukraine appeal

Cotmaton House residents collect hundreds for Ukraine appeal

Residents of Cotmaton House, a sheltered housing scheme for older people in Sidmouth managed by the Abbeyfield Sidmouth Society, have contributed over £400 and countless other items to a collection for Ukrainian refugees.

16/03/2022
How to… sketch en plein air

How to… sketch en plein air

This Spring, we are encouraging you to step outside and draw inspiration from nature.

14/03/2022

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