Safer Internet Day: Educating our residents on the risks they may face online
Here's how we're educating our residents on the risks they may face online, with the help of AbilityNet and donations from Microsoft and Virgin!
ExtraCare receive planning permission for expansion to Shenley Wood Retirement Village
The ExtraCare Charitable Trust has been granted planning permission to expand its Shenley Wood Retirement Village, one of its two retirement villages in Milton Keynes, onto adjoining land.
Makin Strides: Hannah’s Marathon Effort
ExtraCare’s Digital Marketing Officer Hannah Makin will be running the London Marathon for ExtraCare this April. We caught up with Hannah to discuss her training and what donating to her run might mean for the lives of older people.
Christmas festivities take place across ExtraCare
Our 20 locations are well and truly embracing the festive spirit this Christmas with concerts, fayres, bell ringing, pantomimes, Christmas jumpers and New Years Eve Balls.
Heart of ExtraCare Awards – 2023
With 194 nominations the 2023 Heart of ExtraCare awards have crowned eight worthy winners! The awards celebrate volunteers nominated across all 20 ExtraCare locations, shops and head office staff.
Bristol Retirement Village Launches Eco Corner to Combat Waste
In an effort to address the growing concern of waste disposal, ExtraCare’s Stoke Gifford Village, an integrated retirement community in Bristol, has introduced the Eco Corner a designated space aimed at responsibly disposing of items and minimizing environmental impact.
ExtraCare signs up to The Charity Shop Gift Card
The ExtraCare Charitable Trust’s 36 charity shops will now be accepting The Charity Shop Gift Card — the only nationally accepted, multi-retailer gift card that can be spent exclusively in charity shops.
ExtraCare locations honour Remembrance Day
Residents and staff across ExtraCare locations have been busy honouring this year’s Remembrance Day. With stunning displays, talented finger work and events taking place, residents across the country have gathered to remember and honour.
How ageing in place technology is revolutionising retirement living with ExtraCare’s Research and Technology Lead Kerry Stack
There has been increasing focus recently on technologies that enable retirees to age in place and maintain independence. Kerry Stack, Research and Technology Lead, discusses what The ExtraCare Charitable Trust, a retirement living pioneer, is doing to embrace technology that actively supports ageing in place.
Diwali Celebration Shines Bright at Coventry Retirement Village
The spirit of Diwali illuminated a Coventry retirement village on Tuesday 31st October as residents came together to celebrate the Indian festival early in a spectacular way.
Solihull Village wins Integrated Retirement Community gold award at the NEC’s Care Show
ExtraCare were delighted to take home the gold award for 'Integrated Retirement Community – with care assistance' at this year’s Retirement Living Awards.
ExtraCare resident and councillor advocates for Integrated Retirement Communities at annual Labour Party conference
ExtraCare resident and dedicated community leader, Cllr David Tunney, took to the stage at the recent Labour Party Conference to champion the cause of Integrated Retirement Communities (IRCs).