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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.

"It’s my second home – my second family."

Jemma has worked at Westall House for almost 20 years, staring as an Assistant and making her way up to Operations Manager. We spoke to Jemma about her Abbeyfield story and the exciting developments going on at the House.

11/09/2020
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
Let's get quizzical!

Let's get quizzical!

Online quizzes are bringing people together more than ever before. Read our tips and ideas for quizzing online!

27/05/2020
Hacks for re-arranging your bedroom

Hacks for re-arranging your bedroom

Time for change? Read on for hacks on re-arranging your bedroom with the same décor and the benefits moving furniture can bring.

25/05/2020
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

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