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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.

Dating in later life

Dating in later life

As we grow older, our need for companionship remains. For many older people the thought of dating can be intimidating and perhaps, not even considered. But that shouldn’t be a reason not to try.

08/02/2019
Top tips for older people staying safe online

Top tips for older people staying safe online

More older people are now online than ever before. Using the internet is a great way to stay connected with loved ones, do your weekly shop, or find out any information you need at the click of button.

05/02/2019
Abbeyfield Newcastle has a brand new Tovertafel

Abbeyfield Newcastle has a brand new Tovertafel

Residents of Abbeyfield Newcastle have been chasing fish, completing well known proverbs and catching falling stars. And all through Tovertafel: an interactive resource that brings playful, light interactive games to turn any table into a magic space.

29/01/2019
Making The Right Decision – Care Home or Supported Housing?

Making The Right Decision – Care Home or Supported Housing?

As one of the UK’s longest serving providers of retirement housing, we often hear that people looking for accommodation as they get older don’t always understand the difference between a care home and supported housing.

20/12/2018
Tesco gives Abbeyfield a trolley load of support

Tesco gives Abbeyfield a trolley load of support

They’re known for giving a little extra, but retailer Tesco has stepped in with a trolley-load of support to help older people living alone at Christmas.

20/12/2018
Abbeyfield Fills St. Albans Cathedral with Christmas Carols and Cheer

Abbeyfield Fills St. Albans Cathedral with Christmas Carols and Cheer

Last week Abbeyfield hosted their first annual Christmas Carol service at Liverpool Cathedral. Following it's success a second service was arranged for residents and staff in the south of England at St. Albans Cathedral.

19/12/2018
Grace Muriel Win Big at Care Awards

Grace Muriel Win Big at Care Awards

Congratulations are in order for the team at Grace Muriel House after winning big at two awards nights.

14/12/2018
Abbeyfield Host Carol Concert at Liverpool Cathedral

Abbeyfield Host Carol Concert at Liverpool Cathedral

Christmas officially began at Abbeyfield when 170 Abbeyfield residents and staff gathered together for a Christmas Carol Concert at Liverpool Cathedral.

13/12/2018
Meet Doreen, Nottingham’s 102-year-old keep fit instructor

Meet Doreen, Nottingham’s 102-year-old keep fit instructor

On first glance, given her diminutive stature you would forgiven for not guessing that 102-year-old Doreen Gretton has a sideline as a keep fit instructor.

11/12/2018

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