Welcome to our new retirement blog

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

6 July 2020

July construction update

View recent images of the site as construction continues at Mayfield Watford.
30 June 2020

Car safety checks

As current lockdown restrictions start to ease, here are some important checks you can carry out on your vehicle to ensure it is still road legal and safe to drive.
30 June 2020

The art of hygge

Marchini Curran Interiors has the task of creating the look and feel of Mayfield Watford, and we spoke to Design Director Christopher Taylor, who shared with us the inspiration behind their work.
30 June 2020

Chicken liver parfait recipe

A simple, delicious recipe for you to enjoy at a picnic or on a summer's evening.
23 June 2020

Food and drink trivia

It's quiz time again! Test your food and drink knowledge with the second in our series of Together at Home quizzes.
22 June 2020

A picnic feast

With the arrival of summer there’s no better time than to dine al fresco. We love picnics and to celebrate National Picnic Week, the team at Mayfield Watford share their favourite recipes for you to try at home.
20 June 2020

Wine pairing tips

To celebrate English Wine Week (20 - 28 June), we've got some top wine pairing tips to help you celebrate the best of English wine.
16 June 2020

A brief history of Watford

Watford has a fascinating history and with the help of Watford Museum, we look at the history of Watford and how it’s shaped the town we know today.
15 June 2020

The art of doing nothing

The new normal means we have sometimes been unable to fulfil our weekly routines and tasks. However, enjoying downtime and taking the opportunity to relax has its benefits.
11 June 2020

Spring photo competition - winner announced

We're delighted to announce the winner of our spring photo competition. We have also shared a selection of our favourite entries.
11 June 2020

Elderflower gin cocktail recipe

Celebrate World Gin Day (Saturday 13th June) in style with our refreshing elderflower gin cocktail recipe.
11 June 2020

Anagrams: capital cities

Test your unscrambling skills to identify these capital cities.