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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.

10  fun activities to help you stay healthy as you get older

10 fun activities to help you stay healthy as you get older

Staying or starting to become more active can be more difficult as your get older, but there are lots of fun ways to stay fit and healthy at any age! Find out our top 10 fun activities for older people.

29/11/2021
From Housekeeper to Regional Director — Theresa's story

From Housekeeper to Regional Director — Theresa's story

Theresa started her journey with Abbeyfield back in 2012 as a Housekeeper. Dedicated and passionate about delivering the best customer service, she has since worked her way up to her current role – Regional Director of the North.

25/11/2021
Visiting a grandparent with dementia

Visiting a grandparent with dementia

Visits from friends and family can comfort and reduce anxiety amongst loved ones with dementia at what is an otherwise lonely time.

19/11/2021
Diana's journey to Registered Care Home Manager

Diana's journey to Registered Care Home Manager

From her very first role as a Care Assistant, to today as Registered Care Home Manager of Browns Field House, Diana has always had a caring nature with a true passion for helping residents enjoy a good quality of life.

18/11/2021
Gingerbread House Competition

Gingerbread House Competition

To celebrate the festivities, Abbeyfield are running a special Christmas competition for National Gingerbread House Day where entries must create an Abbeyfield home – in gingerbread!

17/11/2021
Connecting with your grandparents

Connecting with your grandparents

As our grandparents age, life can get a little lonelier for them, making it harder to stay in touch. Haberdasher's Boys School share their tips on how to connect with your grandparents.

16/11/2021
Observing Remembrance Day with Hampton House

Observing Remembrance Day with Hampton House

Hampton House in Solihull hosted a special arts and crafts activity for its residents on 4th November, in preparation for Remembrance Day.

09/11/2021
How to: Creating your own remembrance poppy

How to: Creating your own remembrance poppy

Community Engagement Manager, Vicki Gillow, shares a step-by-step guide to creating your own vibrant poppy display as part of this year's remembrance.

08/11/2021
Leading the way to care excellence

Leading the way to care excellence

Team Leader of Cunningham House, Michelle tells us all about her journey working with Abbeyfield over the past three and a half years; from work to study and more.

25/10/2021

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