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.
A fantastic new scheme at the Abbeyfield Hoylake and West Kirby Society is alleviating loneliness and forming special new bonds, all while helping young children and older residents learn a new language.
Super trooper Betty Bromage, aged 90, has this month completed her first ever zip line challenge on the world's fastest zip line in Wales. Travelling at speeds of up to 80mph, Betty said, " It was outstanding; one of the best challenges I have ever undertaken and I can't wait to do it again".
We understand that when you’re looking for a new home for a loved one, knowing what type of home is best suited to your relative’s needs is really important. Last week, our Retirement Living team received a question from the daughter of an 82 year lady who is trying to find her Mum a home that offers daily support.
Meet George, our 78 year old resident at Brian Lewis House. For 14 years, George lived and worked in Kenya starting as a business consultant and then CEO of a Credit Society which aimed to help improve the lives of Kenyan people.
There were cheers and high-fives all around as 94-year-old Mary Walker scores her first ‘run' after going in to bat in a brand-new version of cricket developed for older, less mobile players.
It's common that our senses go into decline as we age, which can have a huge impact on our everyday well-being. Our senses are vital to the way we experience different things, from the taste of a meal to the smell of a loved one’s perfume. A reduction in our senses can lead to a decrease in mood and may even cause a person to...
Research suggests that there are hundreds of thousands of people serving as Trustees in the UK, all of whom play a vital role in the day-to-day running of charitable organisations. Volunteering to become a Trustee can be a truly rewarding thing to do no matter what stage of life you are in.