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Eve Williams

Eve Williams
Eve Williams is the Production and Social Media Administrator for Eldernet. She is currently studying towards her Masters at the University of Canterbury. She has a passion for learning new things.

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, Beehive.govt.nz, Newshub. to name but a few. To access the article simply click on the link provided and you …

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Sensory Gardens

There is evidence to suggest that as mental capacity changes in people with dementia, some patients will function more on a sensory level rather than an intellectual level. The establishment of sensory gardens are a great tool to help people with dementia which can help to inspire and recover old …

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Give something a “second life”

Advertisement has done a wonderful job of selling us on the attractiveness and benefits of buying “new”, “improved”, “special”, etc. products. Coupled with social media’s power of making you think you ‘need’ a product and setting the trends from food, drink, furniture, clothing, make-up etc. How much of that stuff …

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The importance of green spaces as we age

In New Zealand, we are spoiled with our breath-taking landscapes and wilderness. I think New Zealander’s especially, because of our close proximity, feel as though we have good connection to nature. However, a University of Otago study findings, published in the journal Environment and Behavior, revealed older people spent less time …

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Don’t let the flu get you!

With winter approaching, and a number of cases already confirmed, you should put flu vaccinations at the top of your list of priorities. Around one in four New Zealanders are infected with influenza each year. Many people won’t feel sick at all, but can still pass it on to others. Influenza …

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