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10 money saving tips for retirees
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10 money saving tips for retirees

Whether you’re just about to retire, or you finished work a while ago now, our top 10 money saving tips for retirees could be useful to you.

February 20, 2023

How do retirement villages work?
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How do retirement villages work?

As the UK’s leading not-for-profit retirement village developer, we got our team to answer our top 20 FAQ’s to give you a bit more of an insight into the costs, security, care services and more! As the UK’s leading not-for-profit retirement village developer, we got our team to answer our top 20 FAQ’s to give you a bit more of an insight into the costs, security, care services and more!

February 7, 2023

Supporting healthcare education: ExtraCare welcomes student placements
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Supporting healthcare education: ExtraCare welcomes student placements

Our in-house Physiotherapist talks about the importance of offering student placements and bringing their experience to ExtraCare villages.

February 7, 2023

How to make friends in retirement: 6 top tips
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How to make friends in retirement: 6 top tips

When you are a child, you go to school and instantly make friends.

January 30, 2023

New year, new hobby suggestions for retirees
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New year, new hobby suggestions for retirees

We have listed our top hobbies for retirees in this article to help inspire you to get up and try something new this January!

January 11, 2023

Village Manager Kevan reaches new fundraising heights
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Village Manager Kevan reaches new fundraising heights

I'm Kevan, the Lark Hill Village Manager, and I was recently offered a chance to complete the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge with a family member who needed a support buddy. The offer was accepted, and approval sought for time off to complete which was supported by my line manager.

November 29, 2022

Volunteering Matters: Amelie’s Solihull experience
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Volunteering Matters: Amelie’s Solihull experience

Volunteering is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of people in your community.

November 24, 2022

Do retirement villages allow pets?
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Do retirement villages allow pets?

One of our most frequently asked questions is, “do retirement villages allow pets?” and in short, the answer is of course! We know as animal lovers ourselves, how important pets are to our residents, and the smile they put on our staff’s faces make it even better.

November 24, 2022

How to keep your house plants healthy in winter
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How to keep your house plants healthy in winter

A study published in the Journal of Physiological Anthropology found that plants in your home can make you feel more comfortable, soothed, and natural. Along with researchers also having found that they sharpen your attention, help you recover from illness faster and improve the quality of the air in your house. Therefore, the benefits of bringing the outside in go further than just a nice aesthetic, but they do require some maintenance, especially in the winter months.

November 22, 2022

Ways to sleep better AND faster: 5 tips you won’t have tried!
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Ways to sleep better AND faster: 5 tips you won’t have tried!

Lack of quality sleep can have such a negative impact on all areas of our lives. Sleep is a form of fuel, it is a daily physical and mental reset that our bodies require to function. Like the way we need food and water, we need sleep.

November 15, 2022

Memories of WW2 – Submitted by Connie Burke
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Memories of WW2 – Submitted by Connie Burke

In the final part of our War Memories series, resident Connie Burke writes of her memories of the time and the evacuees her family took in.

November 10, 2022

“We are not forgetting where we have come from and who we are.”- ExtraCare resident Myrtle discusses Black History Month.
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“We are not forgetting where we have come from and who we are.”- ExtraCare resident Myrtle discusses Black History Month.

All around the world, people are celebrating Black History Month by remembering important figures and events from history, honouring present day activists, or simply finding ways to lift up our own communities.

October 28, 2022