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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.

The Remarkable Life of John Flanner

The Remarkable Life of John Flanner

Resident of Hampton House, John Flanner MBE is a man with a life-changing story that has the power to revolutionize your life, transform your work environment, and turn your view of diversity and equality on its head.

19/08/2021
Vicki's guide to creating magnificent mosaics

Vicki's guide to creating magnificent mosaics

Community Engagement Manager (West) Vicki Gillow shows us how to use ceramic tiles and grout to make a mosaic.

13/08/2021
Peter gives his time come rain or shine

Peter gives his time come rain or shine

Peter Robinson, a resident at Abbeyfield Court in Locks Heath, has given 50 years to help UK charity fighting global poverty, Christian Aid.

12/08/2021
Abbeyfield’s finest lead the way in care home excellence

Abbeyfield’s finest lead the way in care home excellence

Cunningham House, a dementia-friendly residential care home in Epping, has been announced as the winner of the Care Home Team Award at the South East Regional Great British Care Awards (GBCA) 2020.

05/08/2021
Four easy-to-make sumptuous summer dishes

Four easy-to-make sumptuous summer dishes

We’ve collated four of our favourite easy-to-make, mouth-watering summer dishes that you can enjoy al fresco throughout the summer months.

02/08/2021
High-flying Peta defies gravity for Great Ormand Street Hospital

High-flying Peta defies gravity for Great Ormand Street Hospital

Senior House Manager Peta Lambird talks about her valiant wing walks and day-to-day life at Abbeyfield.

28/07/2021
Abbeyfield Creative Writing Competition winners revealed

Abbeyfield Creative Writing Competition winners revealed

The Abbeyfield Creative Writing Competition, which took place over Abbeyfield Week in June, attracted over 70 brilliant submissions from Abbeyfields around the world.

14/07/2021
Special honour for Southampton resident Chris

Special honour for Southampton resident Chris

The Chris Nicholl Trophy was named after resident of Speedwell Court, Chris, a former player and manager.

09/07/2021
The benefits of music for older people

The benefits of music for older people

Music evokes memories, helps overcome symptoms of anxiety, depression and loneliness, regardless of age, but for older people, it has proven particularly beneficial.

06/07/2021

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