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.
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.
They say good things come in threes... three wise men, three gifts, three course meal. Well this year Abbeyfield has hosted three brilliant carol services across the country with the last being held in St Albans Cathedral.
Residents, volunteers, trustees and staff gathered together last week to celebrate the beginning of Christmas at our annual carol service at Liverpool Cathedral. Held each year in the Lady's Chapel, our congregation enjoyed traditional hymns and readings followed by some sweet treats and mulled wine.
This week saw the first of Abbeyfield's Companionship at Christmas events kick off with our annual lunch with The Inn Collection Group and Age UK County Durham.
Having opened on July 4th 2019, Speedwell Court is already establishing itself as a premier dementia friendly care home in Southampton's West End. We caught up with Deborah Holmes to find out how the how the house and it's brand new residents are settling in five months after opening.
The Abbeyfield Society celebrated the ‘topping out’ of Mayflower Court, a new 80-flat development opposite the Millbay quayside, on Wednesday 30th October.
A group of our residents were involved in a trial to test the impact that voice technology can have on loneliness and social isolation. The results were incredible.
Richard devoted his life to providing help and accommodation to anyone who was lonely here in Britain and abroad.
Found in the scrapbook of our founder were two delicate hand-written letters sent to our first ever residents in 1956, from then high school pupils Brenda Barker and Sheila Scott. We're asking the nation to turn into detectives and help us find them. Previously based in Newcastle, the ladies would now be in their 70s.