Queen’s Platinum Jubilee honoured by residents and mayor at Bournville retirement village
Bournville residents were joined by Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, at a tree planting in honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
Retirement community hosts charity event to support Ukraine
Residents at a Birmingham retirement village have raised an inspiring £3000 for Ukraine.
Longbridge retirement village mother and daughter-in-law talk 5 decades worth of love, family, and volunteering
Much has been written about the bond between mothers and daughters, but this Mother’s Day we wanted to explore one mother in-law and daughter-in-law pairing who rival even the closest of parent-child bonds.
The ExtraCare Charitable Trust collaborate with Centaur Robotics to trial a futuristic wheelchair
In a bid to potentially revolutionise the mobility market ExtraCare and Centaur Robotics have come together to understand how retirement community residents could help shape the benefits and use of the modern electric wheelchair the Centaur.
81 years of marriage for couple at Milton Keynes retirement village
Ron and Joyce Bond are celebrating an incredible 81 years of marriage at ExtraCare’s Shenley Wood Retirement Village.
School children remember retirement residents this Christmas
A delivery of Christmas cards created by children from a local school has delighted Gloucester retirement village residents this Christmas.
85-year-old Santa brings festive spirit to Stoke Gifford Retirement Village
George Smith and his 79-year-old wife Doreen pulled on their festive boots this Christmas and transformed into Santa Claus and his trusty elf, to welcome the community to ExtraCare’s Stoke Gifford Retirement Village.
Partnership offers helping hand as retirement village residents provide grief response
As National Grief Awareness Week brings the eyes of the world on to the subject of grief, loss, and how we cope, we investigate the five-year National Lottery funded partnership between the ExtraCare Charitable Trust and Cruse Bereavement Support.
ExtraCare partner with West Midlands Fire Service
The ExtraCare Charitable Trust are delighted to announce that we have joined forces with West Midlands Fire Service and are now a recognised partner under the Primary Authority Scheme.
Retirement village residents honour bygone era with Remembrance Day display
An ExtraCare retirement community has honoured Remembrance Day with a collaborative display involving staff and residents.
Birmingham retirement residents are ‘proud to be’ this Black History Month
ExtraCare’s Pannel Croft Village came together to honour Black History Month this October with an emotional exhibition
Innovative palliative care findings discussed at European conference
ExtraCare's Head of Research, Innovation and Customer Insight, Shirley Hall, joined an online European conference on palliative care, submitting ExtraCare’s findings to attendees.