News from Abbeyfield and the older people's sector


Staying active in later life

For those in later life an active lifestyle can be hugely beneficial. No matter your age or health condition, there are plenty of ways to add more physical movement to your life.

26 September 2018

Read more

6 benefits of reading in later life

No matter fact or fiction, reading is a hobby that is good for people of all ages, but especially those in later life. From boosting brain power to reducing stress, reading is a pastime that’s not just enjoyable but also beneficial for your health.

06 September 2018

Read more

New dementia care home wins top RICS award!

Our stunning new extra care and dementia centre, designed by Brewster Bye Architects,has been named the region’s best new residential development at this year’s prestigious Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Yorkshire & Humber Awards.

17 May 2018

Read more

In memory of our President, Baroness Brenda Dean

It was with great sadness that we received the news that our President, Baroness Brenda Dean, had passed away. Brenda was an incredibly inspirational woman who gave so much of her time to Abbeyfield, touching so many within our organisation, since her election as President in September 2012.

16 March 2018

Read more

The benefits of being a volunteer for students

Today sees the start of Student Volunteering Week which aims to promote the many different benefits of volunteering to students. Now in its 17th year, the events and activities taking place across the country will get students involved in giving their time to the causes they care about.

19 February 2018

Read more

1 2 3 4 5 6 ...