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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.

Why start a blog? Guest blog by Grandma Williams

Why start a blog? Guest blog by Grandma Williams

"Blogging by you... why not? I started at 80 and it transformed my life!" Grandma Williams talks about the benefits blog writing brings, especially if you have a lot to share with the world!

02/04/2020
How we can support the older generation during COVID-19

How we can support the older generation during COVID-19

Wondering how you can help the older generation? Try our support cards and read about other ways you can show your support.

24/03/2020
Keep in touch | A guide to video calls

Keep in touch | A guide to video calls

Don’t lose touch with loved ones! Keep in touch with video calls – it's quick and easy to do. We've put the below guides together for those who are just starting to learn video calls.

21/03/2020
10 tips to stay productive when working from home

10 tips to stay productive when working from home

COVID-19 (coronavirus) has forced many of us into moving our desks into our own home where it can be hard to separate work and home life. Some may find it difficult to maintain the same productivity they have whilst at work, so we've listed 10 things you can do to try to work from home efficiently and maintain productivity.

19/03/2020
Anne & Betty's Social Club at Whiston Court

Anne & Betty's Social Club at Whiston Court

Residents of Whiston Court, Anne and Betty talk to us about the Social Club they run for residents once a month hosting games nights, BBQs, themed evenings and more!

13/03/2020
Celebrating 70 Years Together

Celebrating 70 Years Together

Bill and Doreen, residents of Abbeyfield House in York recently celebrated their Platinum Wedding Anniversary after 70 years together. Read all about their history and sustaining a long-lasting marriage.

09/03/2020
Sheila's Artistic Flair

Sheila's Artistic Flair

From an early age, Art was Sheila's main interest, especially drawing and later pottery, this was one of the subjects she studied post 16. In this blog, we reflect on Sheila's wonderful life, filled with artistry!

06/03/2020
Words of Wisdom | Abbeyfield Poetry Competition

Words of Wisdom | Abbeyfield Poetry Competition

Words of Wisdom is a book filled with poems written by residents of The Abbeyfield Society as part of a competition we ran last year. The winners have now been announced and the book is available for all to enjoy.

05/03/2020
Tamar House offer a helping hand to families of those with Dementia

Tamar House offer a helping hand to families of those with Dementia

Family members of those who have received respite care are sharing their stories and experience of Tamar House’s service to raise awareness and so others in the local area can learn more about it.

02/03/2020

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