ExtraCare presents at virtual summit
ExtraCare’s Wellbeing Research and Innovation Lead Manager, Michael Spellman, will be offering his voice to Housing LIN’s Virtual Summit 2023 - A Festival of Ideas next week.
Singing Station Clock immortalises voices in unique Birmingham soundscape
An exclusive club of 1092 Brummies immortalised their voices in history this week. An aural clock which will take centre stage at the new Curzon Street HS2 station will chime with the voices of ExtraCare residents as it celebrates the city with a unique new soundscape.
Community art project unites generations across Birmingham
ExtraCare’s Hagley Road Village hosted young artists from Art from A&K on Monday. A number of residents were presented with portraits as part of a cross generational community project.
World record-holder and Commonwealth Games gold medallist visits Coventry retirement village
Retirees discussed the world of athletics and Coventry history last week when they were visited by a world record holding athlete.
97-year-old Coventry musician is BBC radio’s motivational guest
A 97-year-old Coventry-based musician, took to the airwaves for a Monday Motivational Guest slot on BBC Radio CWR (The Sound of Coventry and Warwickshire) this week.
Milton Keynes retirement village joins BBC’s social care conversation
A Milton Keynes retirement village welcomed BBC Radio 4 last week to discuss ways of combatting the UK’s social care crisis.
Teenage carer turns Young MasterChef contestant
A young carer who has been working at a Nottinghamshire retirement village during his gap year is competing in this year’s Young MasterChef competition.
Solihull gift exchange brings joy to local schoolchildren
ExtraCare’s Solihull Village has been home to a gift giving Christmas tree this festive season.
Retirees join forces with young artists for new BMI Exhibition
Retirees have volunteered their voices to an intergenerational exhibition taking place in Birmingham this December.
‘Where’s Wixie?’- Festive hunt begins at retirement village
ExtraCare’s Wixams Retirement Village are inviting members of the local community to come and enjoy a festive scavenger hunt at the village.
Nottingham Gym Instructor brings home the gold at World Powerlifting Championships
Lark Hill Village's gym instructor came home with a medal from the World Powerlifting Championships in Florida this month.
Volunteering Matters: Amelie’s Solihull experience
Volunteering is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of people in your community.