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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.

QE2 School Help Abbeyfield Residents get into the festive spirit

QE2 School Help Abbeyfield Residents get into the festive spirit

Music has the ability to bring together people of all ages as proven by Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee School and residents at Abbeyfield House, Horsham.

10/12/2018
Pub throws free Christmas party for older people living alone in Durham

Pub throws free Christmas party for older people living alone in Durham

Earlier this week we celebrated the festive season with The Inn Collection Group and Age UK County Durham to throw a free Christmas party for 100 older people living in alone in County Durham.

06/12/2018
What’s your least favourite thing about Christmas?

What’s your least favourite thing about Christmas?

For some people, Christmas cheer can’t come quickly enough, but for millions of others Christmas is their least favourite holiday of the year.

19/11/2018
Hope Bank View Celebrate Their First Birthday

Hope Bank View Celebrate Their First Birthday

This week staff and residents hosted a birthday party for Hope Bank View to celebrate their home turning one.

14/11/2018
Abbeyfield The Dales Fern House triumphs at prestigious awards

Abbeyfield The Dales Fern House triumphs at prestigious awards

Abbeyfield The Dales Fern House was judged as one of the country’s most outstanding developments after it won the Residential category at the 2018 Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards Grand Final.

08/11/2018
Residents in Bedford Commemorate World War One

Residents in Bedford Commemorate World War One

The 2018 anniversary marks 100 years since WWI ended so to commemorate the occasion, residents at Darell Jeffreys house invited people from the local community, family members, veterans, cadets and reservists to join them for a coffee morning complete with war memorabilia, stories of war and, of course, cake.

07/11/2018
Preparing for Winter - Tips to Keep Older People Safe and Healthy

Preparing for Winter - Tips to Keep Older People Safe and Healthy

As we get older, our bodies react differently to cold weather and can make us more likely to develop illnesses or other health problems. But by following a few simple steps and planning ahead you can stay warm and safe this winter.

30/10/2018
Ken and Doris Celebrate 70 Years of Marriage

Ken and Doris Celebrate 70 Years of Marriage

Ken and Doris met 74 years ago on Easter Saturday. For their first date they decided to go for a walk and tea in the park and fell in love. Four years later, Ken proposed.

11/10/2018
Staying Active in Later Life

Staying Active in Later Life

Any level of physical activity can make a big difference to your quality of life. It can have a transformative impact on your mobility and mental well-being; improving your mood, increasing self-esteem and helping you relax.

26/09/2018

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