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4 hours ago - Auckland
Affordable Apartments Starting From $180,000 Available Now At Ultimate Care Rosedale Village Rosedale Village is for the 65+ and its well-appointed affordable accommodation is set amongst a well-established residential area in Albany which enjoys the backdrop of Bushlands Park. One of the benefits of living at Rosedale Village is the ability to choose the level of support you require. Contact us today for more information or to schedule a viewing appointment 09 414 1144 www.rosedale.co.nz
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1 day ago
Kiwis have always had a love affair with owning their own home. In a Stuff article published last year, Trade Me property sales director Gavin Lloyd says there are two main reasons for that: “the enduring quarter-acre dream and the promise of big returns.” Yet as we get older, home ownership is becoming less and …
3 days ago
A recent Stuff article written by journlaist Jim Tucker showed that renewing his driver's licence was much simpler than he thought. With permission from Waka Kotahi, we have taken some excerpts from its Renewing your driver licence as a senior handbook and website to give a brief overview of the licence renewal process. You can download the full handbook for free from the Waka Kotahi website or request free hardcopies by calling 0800 822 422.
A patient portal allows you to see your own health information. It is accessed via a secure website. While not yet available at all practices you can enquire about it. You can generally join up via your health care providers website or enquire about it when you next visit. It usually allows you to: request repeat prescriptions book appointments see your lab results see your GP's clinical notes see...
Aside from NZ Super (which any eligible person over 65 can receive), other financial support may be available to those who qualify. Special Needs Grant A one-off payment to help with urgent things you’ve no other way to pay for, such as food, bedding, and emergency medical care. You won’t usually have to pay this back. Income and assets are considered and there are other conditions. Recoverabl...