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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.

How to: Vicki's spooktacular papier-mâché bowl

How to: Vicki's spooktacular papier-mâché bowl

Community Engagement Manager, Vicki Gillow, shares her step-by-step guide to creating your own spooktacular papier-mâché bowl this Halloween.

14/10/2021
A Guide to Successful Retirement Planning

A Guide to Successful Retirement Planning

Enjoy your retirement years by planning ahead - ensure you’re prepared with our handy guide to successful retirement planning.

08/10/2021
Vicki's guide to creating magnificent mosaics

Vicki's guide to creating magnificent mosaics

Community Engagement Manager (West) Vicki Gillow shows us how to use ceramic tiles and grout to make a mosaic.

13/08/2021
Four easy-to-make sumptuous summer dishes

Four easy-to-make sumptuous summer dishes

We’ve collated four of our favourite easy-to-make, mouth-watering summer dishes that you can enjoy al fresco throughout the summer months.

02/08/2021
The benefits of music for older people

The benefits of music for older people

Music evokes memories, helps overcome symptoms of anxiety, depression and loneliness, regardless of age, but for older people, it has proven particularly beneficial.

06/07/2021
LawnStarter: The Basics of Vertical Gardening

LawnStarter: The Basics of Vertical Gardening

Vertical gardening is a great way to keep the garden looking tidy, whilst protecting your back and other muscles that may be strained during a usual garden tidy.

27/05/2021
Mental Wellbeing: The Benefits of Connecting with Nature

Mental Wellbeing: The Benefits of Connecting with Nature

As part of MHAW, Learning & Development Business Partner, Aaron Ingham, talks us through the many benefits connecting with nature has on our mental and physical wellbeing.

11/05/2021
Connect with Nature this Mental Health Awareness Week

Connect with Nature this Mental Health Awareness Week

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from 10-16 May 2021. This year’s theme is 'Nature'. In this blog, we’ve collated five ways you can get involved this MHAW.

10/05/2021
How to: Mini Egg Rocky Roads & Rice Krispie Cakes

How to: Mini Egg Rocky Roads & Rice Krispie Cakes

Spring has sprung and Easter is approaching! Get into the spirit of things with our delightfully light Rice Krispie cake and scrumptious rocky road recipes.

30/03/2021

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