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11 hours ago - Auckland
Driving Miss Daisy North Bays has 2 wheelchair mobility vehicles available for transport. We are available 7-days a week (all hours) with no extra charges for weekend transport.
1 day ago - Christchurch
Meet our Diversional Therapist Roxy! Roxy has been apart of the team for four years, bringing a bright and vibrant energy into our home. Last year she was awarded Career Force Trainee of the Year and nominated for The Future Leaders Got a Trade Award for her for hard work and passion for Diversional Therapy. "My love for my job comes from looking after my Grandma who had Dementia. I try to give people a meaningful purpose in life and give my time and energy to those who need it. I take a holistic approach with the aim to reduce the need for medical intervention" As well as her amazing dedication to Homestead Ilam Home and Hospital, Roxy is an active member of Music that Moves Me Trust bringing a greater awareness and understanding of dementia to the public and creating special events for our elderly. Pop in and meet Roxy and the team anytime, or call us on 03) 982 0677
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1 day 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, 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 read …
2 days ago
Older adults are increasingly shaping economies all over the world. Tapping into the “silver market”, engaging the over 65s as consumers, offers great opportunities. Property developers, car makers, technology companies, financial services firms and the pharmaceutical industry are all cashing in on the silver dollar and are tailoring their offerings accordingly. The building and construction sector …
Questions you need answered? Look here to see if it’s in our FAQ. All those new words confusing you? Our glossary might help. There’s even links to some research we’ve been involved in.
The first of these is Joint Tenancy. A majority of married people, people in a civil union or people in long term de facto relationships, own their properties as joint tenants. The significant feature of this form of ownership is that on the death of the first partner, the property automatically passes to the survivor by way of a rule of law known as Survivorship. It do...
Studies show that only a small percentage of those aged over 65 years in New Zealand live in residential care (approximately 3-6% - with some variation between cultures and ethnic groups). These figures also vary according to the age group in question i.e. the percentage of those in their 60s living in residential care is far less than those in their 90s. This means that as we age the possibility...