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2 days ago
Get up, get dressed, get active, return home – great tips from Nelson Marlborough Nurse Educator. Getting patients out of bed, dressed in their own clothes and walking, helps them feel stronger, recover more quickly and they are less likely to fall. To help this happen we encourage the family of patients aged 50 or …
3 days ago
People of all ages, be it youngsters or elders, feel stressed during their everyday life. Fortunately, you are not stuck here, there is always a way out. Start by thinking of something relaxing and remind yourself that you are deserving of a peaceful life. Relaxation also takes less time than you think. You need to …
Many people put off making a Will, almost as if to do so is acknowledgement of one’s own mortality. Consider, though, what might happen if a person dies without a current or valid Will. If a person dies without a current or valid Will he or she is said to have died ‘intestate’ and their estate will be settled according to the provisions of the Administration Act 1969 . There are...
Basically, anything provided it is legal. As well as dealing with a person’s property, a Will can also be used to give directions about burial or cremation and the type of funeral service. If there are young children, a guardian should be appointed in a Will to represent and protect the children’s interests, at least until they are 18 years of age. Family arguments can be minimised by...