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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.

Anne & Betty's Social Club at Whiston Court

Anne & Betty's Social Club at Whiston Court

Residents of Whiston Court, Anne and Betty talk to us about the Social Club they run for residents once a month hosting games nights, BBQs, themed evenings and more!

13/03/2020
Celebrating 70 Years Together

Celebrating 70 Years Together

Bill and Doreen, residents of Abbeyfield House in York recently celebrated their Platinum Wedding Anniversary after 70 years together. Read all about their history and sustaining a long-lasting marriage.

09/03/2020
Sheila's Artistic Flair

Sheila's Artistic Flair

From an early age, Art was Sheila's main interest, especially drawing and later pottery, this was one of the subjects she studied post 16. In this blog, we reflect on Sheila's wonderful life, filled with artistry!

06/03/2020
Words of Wisdom | Abbeyfield Poetry Competition

Words of Wisdom | Abbeyfield Poetry Competition

Words of Wisdom is a book filled with poems written by residents of The Abbeyfield Society as part of a competition we ran last year. The winners have now been announced and the book is available for all to enjoy.

05/03/2020
Tamar House offer a helping hand to families of those with Dementia

Tamar House offer a helping hand to families of those with Dementia

Family members of those who have received respite care are sharing their stories and experience of Tamar House’s service to raise awareness and so others in the local area can learn more about it.

02/03/2020
Ivy House’s Resident Artist

Ivy House’s Resident Artist

Ivy House's newest resident, Susie is an extremely talented artist with a love for painting landscapes and scenery.

27/02/2020
Dementia friendly care comes to Westall House

Dementia friendly care comes to Westall House

Coming soon – a brand new, purpose-built extension to Westall House providing dementia friendly care, in a well established residential care home in the heart of Horsted Keynes.

24/02/2020
Good boy Flash praised for making a real difference

Good boy Flash praised for making a real difference

Residents of Abbeyfield House in Alnwick, Northumberland, have been enjoying the company of Flash, a former racing greyhound, who has recently moved in.

20/02/2020
Making time for each other

Making time for each other

We recently spoke to residents; Nicky, Mary and Jane about volunteering and the benefits it has on not on you and your health, but also others around you.

17/02/2020

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