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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.

Grace Muriel Win Big at Care Awards

Grace Muriel Win Big at Care Awards

Congratulations are in order for the team at Grace Muriel House after winning big at two awards nights.

14/12/2018
Abbeyfield Host Carol Concert at Liverpool Cathedral

Abbeyfield Host Carol Concert at Liverpool Cathedral

Christmas officially began at Abbeyfield when 170 Abbeyfield residents and staff gathered together for a Christmas Carol Concert at Liverpool Cathedral.

13/12/2018
Meet Doreen, Nottingham’s 102-year-old keep fit instructor

Meet Doreen, Nottingham’s 102-year-old keep fit instructor

On first glance, given her diminutive stature you would forgiven for not guessing that 102-year-old Doreen Gretton has a sideline as a keep fit instructor.

11/12/2018
QE2 School Help Abbeyfield Residents get into the festive spirit

QE2 School Help Abbeyfield Residents get into the festive spirit

Music has the ability to bring together people of all ages as proven by Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee School and residents at Abbeyfield House, Horsham.

10/12/2018
Pub throws free Christmas party for older people living alone in Durham

Pub throws free Christmas party for older people living alone in Durham

Earlier this week we celebrated the festive season with The Inn Collection Group and Age UK County Durham to throw a free Christmas party for 100 older people living in alone in County Durham.

06/12/2018
What’s your least favourite thing about Christmas?

What’s your least favourite thing about Christmas?

For some people, Christmas cheer can’t come quickly enough, but for millions of others Christmas is their least favourite holiday of the year.

19/11/2018
Hope Bank View Celebrate Their First Birthday

Hope Bank View Celebrate Their First Birthday

This week staff and residents hosted a birthday party for Hope Bank View to celebrate their home turning one.

14/11/2018
Abbeyfield The Dales Fern House triumphs at prestigious awards

Abbeyfield The Dales Fern House triumphs at prestigious awards

Abbeyfield The Dales Fern House was judged as one of the country’s most outstanding developments after it won the Residential category at the 2018 Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards Grand Final.

08/11/2018
Residents in Bedford Commemorate World War One

Residents in Bedford Commemorate World War One

The 2018 anniversary marks 100 years since WWI ended so to commemorate the occasion, residents at Darell Jeffreys house invited people from the local community, family members, veterans, cadets and reservists to join them for a coffee morning complete with war memorabilia, stories of war and, of course, cake.

07/11/2018

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