Buxton Legacy grants fund enables redevelopment of Abbeyfield Masterton House, New Zealand

The Buxton Legacy was a generous bequest left to support international Abbeyfield Member Societies, which were to be used for the benefit of residents' living environments internationally.


60 seconds with Paul Colwill

We recently spoke with Paul Colwill, our Volunteering Officer, to find out more about his role and Abbeyfield's plans for volunteering in the future.


Halcyon House shop named in honour of former staff member

Residents at Halcyon House in Formby are enjoying the use of a newly opened shop, which has been named Stevenson's Store in honour of Chris Stevenson, a carer, who recently passed away after working at the home for 15 years. The shop has been stocked with essentials that the residents may need in their day-to-day lives.


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.


Earth Day 2023

Earth Day is celebrated each year on April 22nd to raise awareness and appreciation for our planet's natural environment. We look at some of the ways our homes are making changes and things you can do to make a difference.


Church friends reunited in Locks Heath

Four friends from St John’s Church in Locks Heath have recently been reunited after coming to live together at Abbeyfield Court independent living with care complex in Southampton.


Helping over-50s find fulfilment

Find out how we're helping hundreds of employees and volunteers over the age of 50 to find fulfilment in work and volunteering.


World Art Day 2023

April 15th is World Art Day, a day dedicated to celebrating the importance and enjoyment of art. In this blog we'll explore the benefits of art for older people and why it's so important to continue engaging in artistic activities as we age. 


A beginners guide to gardening

Whether you have a small balcony or a large space, gardening can be a relaxing and rewarding hobby. It is the perfect way to connect with nature and truly reap what you sow.