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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.

Togetherness: Abbeyfield Week 2020

This year, inspired by our theme of togetherness, our residents, staff, volunteers and supporters came together and celebrated what makes Abbeyfield special.

29/06/2020
Keeping calm for Camelford

Keeping calm for Camelford

Volunteer Leandra has been extremely busy helping with residents’ shopping, collecting their prescriptions and running activities so that residents can enjoy the sunshine in their garden.

04/07/2020
Donaldson Lodge create a lasting dedication

Donaldson Lodge create a lasting dedication

The residents, staff and volunteers of Donaldson Lodge supported housing facility in Potters Bar, have created a permanent feature in their grounds to show their appreciation for the tireless work of the NHS staff and frontline workers.

02/07/2020
Abbeyfield residents serve up gratitude for the NHS

Abbeyfield residents serve up gratitude for the NHS

Residents of two Sherwood homes participated in a recent baking day to show their appreciation for the incredible work of local NHS staff at Nottingham City Hospital.

01/07/2020
A tribute to Dame Vera Lynn

A tribute to Dame Vera Lynn

We are truly saddened to hear the news that our ambassador Dame Vera Lynn has passed.

30/06/2020
Spread kindness this Mental Health Awareness Week

Spread kindness this Mental Health Awareness Week

This year's Mental Health Awareness Week theme is kindness, one thing that the world is prevailing in uncertain times. Read on to find out how you can get involved.

18/05/2020
Helping older people in your community

Helping older people in your community

During this unprecedented time, older people across our communities could be feeling a little low. In this blog we've listed six ways you can help support older and vulnerable people in your local community.

17/05/2020
VE Day 75th anniversary

VE Day 75th anniversary

On Friday 8th May, Britain will be commemorating the 75th anniversary of VE Day. Find out how you can celebrate at home an read some inspirational stories from our residents.

06/05/2020
Abbeyfield shows you the way to Amarillo

Abbeyfield shows you the way to Amarillo

Our residents, staff, and volunteers got together to show their support for the NHS, Children in Need and Comic relief. Watch them in Peter Kaye's Amarillo remake!

29/04/2020
Our top 10 picks | Films & TV

Our top 10 picks | Films & TV

Looking for something new to watch? Check these out!

27/04/2020

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