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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.

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
Ten easy ways you can support Abbeyfield

Ten easy ways you can support Abbeyfield

There are many ways you can support Abbeyfield to continue alleviating loneliness and enriching the lives of older people, both in our homes and out in the community — here are a few ways you can help.

27/03/2021
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

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