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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.

Vicki's Valentines Day Crafts

Vicki's Valentines Day Crafts

At this time of year we think about loved ones. Our Community Engagement Manager (West Region) Vicki Gillow came up with three great activities for you to get creative with this Valentines day.

11/02/2021
Reasons to choose a retirement living home

Reasons to choose a retirement living home

What are the benefits of moving into a retirement home? We look at the reasons you should choose a retirement community as your choice of home in the later years of your life.

29/12/2020
Types of retirement living at Westall House

Types of retirement living at Westall House

Westall House in Horsted Keynes offers many different services all under one roof, great for peace of mind if you or a loved one may require further support in the future.

28/12/2020
Benefits of baking for older people

Benefits of baking for older people

With National Baking Week in full swing, we're delving a little deeper into the benefits of baking for older people and sharing a few recipes for you to try at home.

14/10/2020
Take a step towards better mental health

Take a step towards better mental health

Maintaining good mental health has always been important, but with this year's difficulties, it has become as important as ever.

07/10/2020
Top 10 Books for Older People

Top 10 Books for Older People

With the nights soon drawing in, many will be looking for something new to read. In this blog, we list our top 10 books to keep you entertained through the winter months.

18/09/2020
Our Top 5 Autumnal Recipes

Our Top 5 Autumnal Recipes

It’s late-September which means one thing – Autumn has arrived! Check out our 5 favourite recipes to cook or bake on those breezy, crispy leaved, autumn days.

14/09/2020
Make a people paper-chain

Make a people paper-chain

Each year at Abbeyfield we hold a week where we celebrate our organisation by taking part in activities. Our theme this year is togetherness so we're bringing people together one paper-chain at a time.

06/06/2020
A guide to encouraging wildlife in your garden

A guide to encouraging wildlife in your garden

No matter how big or how small your garden is, you can do your bit to encourage and help the wildlife around you.

03/06/2020

COVID19 Information

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