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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.

Talented young artist adds a splash of colour to Abbeyfield residents’ lives

Talented young artist adds a splash of colour to Abbeyfield residents’ lives

A 17-year-old Sixth Former has been sharing her artistic gifts with residents of The Abbeyfield Society, from a distance of over 100 miles.

22/06/2021
Abbeyfield Lancashire residents receive a special donation

Abbeyfield Lancashire residents receive a special donation

Residents of two Abbeyfield homes were gifted specialist hardback books and benches from house builder Miller Homes to help engage residents and facilitate meetings between them, and their friends and families safely.

21/06/2021
Reminiscing with Woodlands residents

Reminiscing with Woodlands residents

As part of our annual celebration, Abbeyfield Week, residents of Woodlands managed by The Dales Society, reminisced together, sharing old photos and fond memories.

16/06/2021
Edna’s teddy bears prove a hit with the locals

Edna’s teddy bears prove a hit with the locals

Ridgway Court care home in Farnham, is home to 87-year-old Edna Jones, who has been creating some rather special gifts to brighten up the lives of children and adults alike in her local neighbourhood.

07/06/2021
Volunteer Laura Gets Gardening at Girton Green

Volunteer Laura Gets Gardening at Girton Green

Student of St Mary's Senior School; Laura (13) is completing her Duke of Edinburgh award, and as part of this, she chose to volunteer in the gardens of Abbeyfield Girton Green independent living apartments.

04/06/2021
Calling Hampton House, Home

Calling Hampton House, Home

Resident of Abbeyfield Hampton House Independent Living apartments, John, tells his story of how he came to call Abbeyfield Hampton House, home.

28/05/2021
LawnStarter: The Basics of Vertical Gardening

LawnStarter: The Basics of Vertical Gardening

Vertical gardening is a great way to keep the garden looking tidy, whilst protecting your back and other muscles that may be strained during a usual garden tidy.

27/05/2021
Peter & Marion’s 60 Years in Locks Heath

Peter & Marion’s 60 Years in Locks Heath

Peter, 91 and Marion, 83, are living happily together at Abbeyfield Court independent living apartments, in the town they’ve called home for most of their married life; Locks Heath.

25/05/2021
Brian’s Story of National Service, Royalty and Rugby

Brian’s Story of National Service, Royalty and Rugby

Brian Jones, Abbeyfield Brecon Society’s newest resident, humbly shares his remarkable life story – from an esteemed service in the Royal Navy and encounters with royalty, to a love of languages and rugby.

19/05/2021

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