Issue Area: Seniors' Rights and Participation

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Canada

[imgul:med_ac.gif:]AIM To provide accommodation and companionship for lonely older people within their own local community.WE OFFER Affordable, supportive care Houses in which a group of ten to fifteen residents live like a large family”.WE ARE NON-PROFITHouse ownership and care support is undertaken by community volunteers

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Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa, ON

Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa, ONAbbeyfield houses provide accommodation and companionship for senior citizens within local communities. Up to 10 senior citizens live like a large “family” under one roof, each with their own bed-sitting room with en-suite bathroom but sharing facilities such as a communal living room and dining …

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Abbeyfield in Palmerston

[imgul:tn_az.gif:]Abbeyfield PalmerstonAbbeyfield in Palmerston North grew from an Abbeyfield Steering Committee formed from a public meeting held in Palmerston on May 9th 2000. Preparations leading to this meeting began in March 1998 when the Abbeyfield Executive Officer addressed the Palmerston North City Community Development and Health Committee.It is a region …

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Abbeyfield Kaeo

[imgul:tn_az.gif:]Abbeyfield KaeoAn Abbeyfield Society, based on Te Runanga O Whaingaroa is developing a proposal to house five older people in Kaeo in the far north of New Zealand on an attractive site overlooking the village.The project has gained the support of the Housing New Zealand Corporation. A concept plan has …

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Abbeyfield Masterton

[imgul:tn_az.gif:]Abbeyfield MastertonAbbeyfield Masterton is an example of what can be accomplished when Abbeyfield partners with the local community and funding agencies. The house was built as a community project by a group of volunteers who formed the Management and House Committees. These committees welcome the interest and participation of other …

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Abbeyfield Motueka

[imgul:tn_az.gif:]Abbeyfield MotuekaIt is a region of Abbeyfield New Zealand.Abbeyfield NewzealandAbbeyfield is a not-for-profit organisation providing companionship and an affordable home for older people.The Abbeyfield method of operation is to promote and establish local community-based and volunteer-led Abbeyfield Societies. They, in turn, create and manage local Abbeyfield Houses providing lonely older …

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Abbeyfield Nelson

[imgul:tn_az.gif:]Abbeyfield NelsonAbbeyfield Nelson has been providing quality accommodation for older Nelsonians since it opened in May 1994. As the first Abbeyfield house in New Zealand the house in St Francis Way, Stoke has provided a benchmark for development of subsequent Abbeyfield houses throughout New Zealand.It is a region of Abbeyfield …

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Abbeyfield New Zealand

MissionAbbeyfield is a not-for-profit organisation providing companionship and an affordable home for older people.The Abbeyfield method of operation is to promote and establish local community-based and volunteer-led Abbeyfield Societies. They, in turn, create and manage local Abbeyfield Houses providing lonely older people a dignified way of life at a weekly …

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Abbeyfield Society Australia

[imgul:tn_ab.jpg:]Abbeyfield Society AustraliaThe Abbeyfield Society (Australia) is a charity run by volunteers, set up after Mrs Judy Dunster introduced the Abbeyfield concept to Australia in the early 1980s.In 1986 the first Australian Abbeyfield house was opened in Malvern, Victoria. This pilot project was an adaptation of two existing houses and …

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Abbeyfield Society of Burnaby

[imgul:tn_abc.gif:]Abbeyfield Society of BurnabyAbbeyfield is a retirement home with a difference. Abbeyfield provides a friendly, small-scale home for independent seniors who no longer wish to live alone.The Abbeyfield concept is simple. Each house provides accommodation for 9-12 persons. Residents live in bedsitting suites which they furnish themselves. Each suite has …

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