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21 hours ago - Christchurch
We have a room available at present - please give us a call and come have a look round you can easily request a brochure from our Eldernet page! Newly refurbished Hospital unit opening soon - Enquiries welcome George our Cat is waiting at Reception to greet you. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rosewood-Resthome-and-Hospitals/180871531970142?ref=hl#./
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20 hours ago
“Older people can and want to be major contributors going forward. They shouldn’t just be seen as an economic cost. If you look at bringing up children as a purely financial issue, why would you ever do it? It’s an investment. Just because a person’s older doesn’t mean they’re not worth investing in.” Ian Yates, …
21 hours ago
What’s in the news around NZ? In this post we cover recent articles of interest published by a variety of news organisations around NZ including NZ Herald, Otago Daily Times, Radio NZ, Stuff.co.nz, Voxy, Beehive.govt.nz, Newshub. to name but a few. To access the article simply click on the link provided and you will be able to …
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Despite the alarming stories we see in the news ‘home invasion’ is rare and older people are less likely than other age groups to be the victims of such offences. Never the less many older people still feel vulnerable especially if they live alone. Burglary however, is another issue. More commonly burglaries are opportunistic and occur through the day when people are at home, perhaps w...
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...