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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
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
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
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
10 tips for taking care of your mental health whilst staying at home

10 tips for taking care of your mental health whilst staying at home

Staying indoors could lead us to feeling in low spirits. We’ve come up with some practical ways you can keep entertained and look after your mental health.

16/05/2020
Keeping busy | Arts & Crafts

Keeping busy | Arts & Crafts

Arts and crafts can be fun for everyone, you don’t need to be an artist to enjoy some model making, painting or drawing!

15/05/2020

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