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Eve Willams

Eve Willams
Eve Williams is the Sales, Production and Social Media Administrator for Eldernet. She has been working for Eldernet for a number of years on a casual basis but is very excited to grow in her new full time role within the company. A recent graduate of Canterbury University with a degree in Psychology and History, her interests span far and wide.

In the Media

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 …

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Christmas at the Races

A great excuse to dress up and get into the Christmas Spirit -join Age Concern for an amazing day at the races on Sunday, December 17 ! The three Age Concerns in Auckland are joining together for an Auckland Racing Club Fundraiser this December at Ellerslie Racecourse – perfect for an end …

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How are the other half doing?

The Global AgeWatch Index (2015) highlights many of the challenges facing policymakers in a “graying world”, where the population of older people (defined as anyone over 60) is already 868 million and expected to top a billion within 10 years and 2 billion by 2050. Approximately 80 percent of those …

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The benefits of planning ahead

Norway has been preparing for it’s aging population for decades. As a result, Norway is better placed to cope with population ageing than most other countries, in several respects. “It’s a combination of good management of natural resources coupled with planning ahead,” said Gustavo Toshiaki, an economist and global ageing …

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Is Japan the Future?

Japan has the worlds oldest population. One in three Japanese are aged 60 or older which is why it is considered a “hyper-aging” country. This will soon be a world-wide trend with much of Europe, Asia and the USA experiencing an  aging population. Even here in New Zealand we are …

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