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As one of the UK’s longest serving providers of retirement housing, we often hear that people looking for accommodation as they get older don’t always understand the difference between a care home and supported housing.
Last week Abbeyfield hosted their first annual Christmas Carol service at Liverpool Cathedral. Following it's success a second service was arranged for residents and staff in the south of England at St. Albans Cathedral.
Christmas officially began at Abbeyfield when 170 Abbeyfield residents and staff gathered together for a Christmas Carol Concert at Liverpool Cathedral.
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.
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.
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.
For some people, Christmas cheer can’t come quickly enough, but for millions of others Christmas is their least favourite holiday of the year.