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.
As we get older, our bodies react differently to cold weather and can make us more likely to develop illnesses or other health problems. But by following a few simple steps and planning ahead you can stay warm and safe this winter.
Residents, volunteers, trustees and staff gathered together last week to celebrate the beginning of Christmas at our annual carol service at Liverpool Cathedral. Held each year in the Lady's Chapel, our congregation enjoyed traditional hymns and readings followed by some sweet treats and mulled wine.
We think our volunteers are amazing and our house and homes across the country are incredibly grateful for the support they receive from their volunteers. We spoke to Carol, a volunteer at The Abbeyfield House in Hadleigh about why she volunteers at Abbeyfield and why it's important.
This week saw the first of Abbeyfield's Companionship at Christmas events kick off with our annual lunch with The Inn Collection Group and Age UK County Durham.
We wanted to know what our lovely residents, staff, volunteers and people from our communities who use our services, loved about Christmas at Abbeyfield, so we asked them to tell us their favourite thing about the festive period and what makes it special for them.
Having opened on July 4th 2019, Speedwell Court is already establishing itself as a premier dementia friendly care home in Southampton's West End. We caught up with Deborah Holmes to find out how the how the house and it's brand new residents are settling in five months after opening.
The Abbeyfield Society celebrated the ‘topping out’ of Mayflower Court, a new 80-flat development opposite the Millbay quayside, on Wednesday 30th October.