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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.

Making The Right Decision – Care Home or Supported Housing?

Making The Right Decision – Care Home or Supported Housing?

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.

20/12/2018
Tesco gives Abbeyfield a trolley load of support

Tesco gives Abbeyfield a trolley load of support

They’re known for giving a little extra, but retailer Tesco has stepped in with a trolley-load of support to help older people living alone at Christmas.

20/12/2018
Abbeyfield Fills St. Albans Cathedral with Christmas Carols and Cheer

Abbeyfield Fills St. Albans Cathedral with Christmas Carols and Cheer

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.

19/12/2018
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

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