23/04/2023

King of the Fells

For our latest interview with extraordinary Abbeyfield residents, we spoke to celebrated fell-runner Joss Naylor, who lives at Bradbury House in Gosforth, about his time as a record-breaking athlete.

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11/06/2024

My Abbeyfield Journey: Marjorie Fagg

Marjorie Fagg, an 89-year-old ex-committee member turned resident at Speedwell Court dementia-friendly care home in Southampton, shares her journey to living with Abbeyfield.

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05/06/2024

Wellbeing in Later Life: 7 Tips for Older People

Depression and anxiety can affect people of all ages, but there are certain factors that may contribute to their increased prevalence in older people. We share seven tips to improve wellbeing in later life.

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04/06/2024

Speedwell's Dementia Awareness Day Proves a Hit with Attendees

Speedwell Court, dementia-friendly care home, hosted a Dementia Awareness Day on Friday 17th May, welcoming those caring for, supporting and working with people living with the condition.

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03/06/2024

How Ageing Shapes Our Feelings & Perspective

Ageing is not just a process of the clock; it is a journey of self-exploration and development. .In this blog we explore the positive aspects of ageing, including emotional growth and personal development.

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16/05/2024

Hilary's Journey to a Fulfilling Retirement

Hilary Inglis, 84-year-old resident of Lee House, a residential care home in Wimbledon, shares her journey of finding a fulfilling retirement with Abbeyfield.

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03/05/2024

Speedwell Court in the community

We always like to hear about how our houses are reaching out to help older people in their local area, as well as their own residents. We were invited to Speedwell Court care home, in Southampton, to hear about their community-focused projects.

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02/05/2024

New Malden coffee mornings provide support network for relatives

Abbeyfield House care home in New Malden has hosted its first coffee morning for residents’ family members, creating an invaluable support network for people who have a loved one living with dementia or a similar condition.

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01/05/2024

Puppy love for Winnersh residents

What could be better than spending time with an adorable puppy? Well, that’s exactly what residents at Abbeyfield Winnersh care home have been doing, thanks to a new partnership with the charity Guide Dogs.

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01/05/2024

APPG on Housing and Care for Older People | Session Six

Abbeyfield Chief Executive Paul Tennant, Head of Development & Relationships Abdul A Ravat, Abbeyfield South Downs CEO Nolan Taylor and Abbeyfield The Dales CEO Philip Birkinshaw were delighted to participate in the sixth and final session of the APPG on Housing and Care for Older People Inquiry.