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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.

Mental Wellbeing: The Benefits of Connecting with Nature

Mental Wellbeing: The Benefits of Connecting with Nature

As part of MHAW, Learning & Development Business Partner, Aaron Ingham, talks us through the many benefits connecting with nature has on our mental and physical wellbeing.

11/05/2021
Connect with Nature this Mental Health Awareness Week

Connect with Nature this Mental Health Awareness Week

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from 10-16 May 2021. This year’s theme is 'Nature'. In this blog, we’ve collated five ways you can get involved this MHAW.

10/05/2021
How to: Mini Egg Rocky Roads & Rice Krispie Cakes

How to: Mini Egg Rocky Roads & Rice Krispie Cakes

Spring has sprung and Easter is approaching! Get into the spirit of things with our delightfully light Rice Krispie cake and scrumptious rocky road recipes.

30/03/2021
Ten easy ways you can support Abbeyfield

Ten easy ways you can support Abbeyfield

There are many ways you can support Abbeyfield to continue alleviating loneliness and enriching the lives of older people, both in our homes and out in the community — here are a few ways you can help.

27/03/2021
Vicki's Valentines Day Crafts

Vicki's Valentines Day Crafts

At this time of year we think about loved ones. Our Community Engagement Manager (West Region) Vicki Gillow came up with three great activities for you to get creative with this Valentines day.

11/02/2021
Reasons to choose a retirement living home

Reasons to choose a retirement living home

What are the benefits of moving into a retirement home? We look at the reasons you should choose a retirement community as your choice of home in the later years of your life.

29/12/2020
Types of retirement living at Westall House

Types of retirement living at Westall House

Westall House in Horsted Keynes offers many different services all under one roof, great for peace of mind if you or a loved one may require further support in the future.

28/12/2020
Benefits of baking for older people

Benefits of baking for older people

With National Baking Week in full swing, we're delving a little deeper into the benefits of baking for older people and sharing a few recipes for you to try at home.

14/10/2020
Take a step towards better mental health

Take a step towards better mental health

Maintaining good mental health has always been important, but with this year's difficulties, it has become as important as ever.

07/10/2020

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