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Torbay Resthome has standard rooms including own toilet with no premium charges now available for rest home level care use.
5 days ago - Napier
SuperCue Seniors - an in-home exercise programme that could change your life - NOW AVAILABLE ON DVD! SuperCue Seniors, the specialists in exercise for older adults, have just released their new DVD featuring a full body workout with both level 1 and level 2 options plus 20-minute express workout. The programmes are physiotherapist approved and focus on quality movement, so you'll feel safe and know you are exercising correctly. There are options for both seated and standing, and being fully choreographed with fun music, there's no reason not to get your body moving! Perfect for the individual at home or for a rest home or retirement village. TO ORDER go to SuperCue Shop If you are an organisation that would like to stock our DVD, please get in touch with Marya Hopman firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 021 452172.
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Eldernet asked each of the political parties contesting the 2020 election to tell us what they see as the primary issues facing older people and what they plan to do about making older people’s lives easier. Here is the response from Tim Macindoe, National MP for Hamilton West and National’s spokesperson for seniors. ______________________ Seniors issues …
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Eldernet asked each of the political parties contesting the 2020 election to tell us what they see as the primary issues facing older people and what they plan to do about making older people’s lives easier. Here is the response from Jan Logie of the Green Party. ______________________ The Green Party is aware that by 2034 …
Generally, Retirement Village operators have designed serviced apartments (and other similar services) so that increasing (or decreasing) ‘packages’ of support can be offered as residents’ needs change. However, rather than making assumptions about your increasing need for support (and running the risk that you over look something that might be able to be addressed/treated) it is...
There are two issues here. Firstly there is the dilemma of where to live. Families often have the best of intentions in these sorts of situations but the best solution for you may not be moving to the city. Smaller communities are often very supportive of people who have been members of the district for some time. It is not uncommon for people in residential care in a small town or rural area to s...