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.
Residents at Abbeyfield Wey Valley had a fantastic day out at the Silent Pool Gin Distillery, where they enjoyed learning about the process of making gin, its history and origins, as well as talking about why it has become such a popular drink today.
Two alpacas are the newest members of the family at our Armstrong House supported housing facility in Northumberland.
Abbeyfield Wendover resident Beryl Hunter took a train and two buses by herself from Buckinghamshire to Marylebone, to show her support for Richard Ratcliffe's recent protest at the Iranian Embassy.
Adeline Franken, a resident of Cove House at the Abbeyfield Silverdale Society, has broken the British record for the oldest female skydiver ever after jumping out of a plane from 15,000 feet in an effort to raise money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).
An adorable black Labrador called Monty is bringing joy to staff, residents and visitors at our Bradbury House care home in Beaconsfield.
A wonderful intergenerational project at our care home in Irvine saw residents coming together with children from Elderbank, a local early years nursery, for fun-filled activity sessions!
Sandra Dil is a Volunteer at our Esk Moors Lodge supported housing scheme in Castleton, near Whitby. She has been involved with Abbeyfield for an incredible 20 years, providing vital support to the residents and staff there. Sandra sat down to answer some questions about her time with Abbeyfield and what her role involves.