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Flex your adaptability muscle, says Age Concern President

20 Jan 2014

“Life is constant change, much of which is beyond our control. The older we get, the more change…

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Flex your adaptability muscle, says Age Concern President

"Meals for 1 or 2"

13 Jan 2014

Simon and Dame Alison Holst together with Age Concern New Zealand have produced a beautiful cookbook…

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New website to provide information on aged residential care

by Voxy, 13 Jan 2014

Finding out about the aged care system for an ageing parent or relative is an extremely stressful time…

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Avoid retirement home traps

by The Press, 16 Dec 2013

A report in The Press (Dec 5) makes sobering reading: a senior citizen, James Barber, in hospital for…

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Avoid retirement home traps

Alheimers NZ welcomes G8 leaders' commitment to global action on dementia

by Scoop, 16 Dec 2013

Alzheimers New Zealand has welcomed a series of commitments agreed at yesterday’s first ever G8…

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Alheimers NZ welcomes G8 leaders' commitment to global action on dementia

Insights to rest home standards

by Taranaki Daily News, 9 Dec 2013

Choosing a rest home has been made easier through a new Ministry of Health initiative. A six-month trial…

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Insights to rest home standards

Alert on scams targeting elderly

by Taranaki Daily News, 9 Dec 2013

Families of vulnerable elderly people are being urged to ensure thay have a strategy that prevents exploitation…

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Alert on scams targeting elderly

When the aged become easy targets

by Wanganui Chronicle, 29 Sep 2013

Increasing financial abuse against elderly people has prompted calls for the establishment of a commissioner…

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When the aged become easy targets

More seniors staying behind the wheel

by Northern Advocate, 29 Sep 2013

Numbers of Northland senior drivers are increasing, but they are much safer on the road than younger,…

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More seniors staying behind the wheel