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.
Abbeyfield Wendover resident Beryl Hunter took a train and two buses by herself from Buckinghamshire to Marylebone, to show her support for Richard Ratcliffe's recent protest at the Iranian Embassy.
Adeline Franken, a resident of Cove House at the Abbeyfield Silverdale Society, has broken the British record for the oldest female skydiver ever after jumping out of a plane from 15,000 feet in an effort to raise money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).
An adorable black Labrador called Monty is bringing joy to staff, residents and visitors at our Bradbury House care home in Beaconsfield.
A wonderful intergenerational project at our care home in Irvine saw residents coming together with children from Elderbank, a local early years nursery, for fun-filled activity sessions!
Sandra Dil is a Volunteer at our Esk Moors Lodge supported housing scheme in Castleton, near Whitby. She has been involved with Abbeyfield for an incredible 20 years, providing vital support to the residents and staff there. Sandra sat down to answer some questions about her time with Abbeyfield and what her role involves.
Working in partnership with the Abbeyfield Vietnamese Society’s An Lac House, staff at Girton Green house hosted an authentic Vietnamese buffet, welcoming residents from both of the Abbeyfield houses as well as over 100 residents and guests from the local community.
Resident at Abbeyfield House, Garstang and extremely talented ex art student Carol put forward two entries into this year’s Garstang Scarecrow Festival. Now in it’s second year, the Scarecrow Festival invites local residents to compete with each other to build the best scarecrow from whatever they can find, this year followi...