Welcome to health and wellbeing in retirement

Keep up to date with all the latest news, wellbeing advice, events, development updates and top tips for retirement living.

19 February 2024

Chocolate hazelnut brownie recipe

A delicious, indulgent, chocolate brownie you can make at home using only 8 ingredients.
30 January 2024

Building blocks: An interview with Alan Renshall

Alan Renshall, Development Project Manager for Mayfield Villages, has worked on some incredible development projects. We asked him about some of the highlights.
22 August 2023

PIC and Octopus Real Estate acquire Brent Cross site

Senior Living Investment Partners (‘SLIP’), a £200 million partnership between Pension Insurance Corporation plc (‘PIC’), a specialist insurer of defined benefit pension schemes, and Octopus Real Estate (‘Octopus’), a specialist real estate lender and investor, today announces an investment in Brent Cross Town, north London. This marks SLIP’s third retirement...
10 August 2023

What our homeowners say

The marketing team recently talked to some of our homeowners here at Mayfield Watford, and caught it on camera. Watch the video below.
25 July 2023

Four new villages planned in multi-site joint venture with Octopus and PIC

Octopus Real Estate and Pension INsurance Corporation plc to develop up to four Integrated Retirement Communities with Audley Group.
13 June 2023

Q&A with Jax

Jax Waldock, Customer Service Assistant at Mayfield Watford, is an integral member of the hospitality team at Mayfield Watford and we spent 10 minutes asking him what makes him tick.
5 June 2023

Surviving the Holocaust

In this moving story, Mr Fieldsend shared with us memories of his early childhood, when things changed and his survival story.
28 May 2023

Sports day, 50 years apart

Sports Day, 70 years apart Mr Alder enjoyed the charity sports day at Mayfield Watford recently and kindly shared this fantastic photo of himself running an egg and spoon race in the 1950s.
25 May 2023

M Bar & Kitchen opens 1st June

In the coming weeks, Mayfield Watford will celebrate the official opening of M Bar & Kitchen and the Mayfield Club.
4 May 2023

Quiche Recipe

With the classic British quiche being one of the official dishes of the upcoming King's Coronation, Chef has kindly shared his tried and tested quiche recipe with us
27 April 2023

"I'm busy here every day"

As one of the first homeowners to move to Mayfield Watford when it opened in September 2022, Mrs Hart has welcomed many new faces over recent months. “I’m a great observer. It’s really rather lovely to see people together, making friendships. I can honestly say I’m busy here every day...
16 February 2023

Why companionship matters

Loneliness and boredom can be byproducts of ageing, particularly beyond retirement, but that needn't be the case. The people we surround ourselves with have the power to positively influence our mood.