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Funny business when it comes to ethical and responsible investing

Greenwashing is giving a false impression or providing misleading information about the environmental status of a company or its products. These misleading or unsubstantiated claims deceive consumers into believing that a product or service is environmentally friendly or socially responsible. Although some of the environmental claims can be partly true, …

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Voluntary work for the physical and mental health of older volunteers

Authors:Trine Filges, Anu Siren, Torben Fridberg, Bjørn Christian Viinholt Nielsen There are increasing numbers of older adults who no longer work. Volunteering has the double benefit of the activity for these adults and the value of the services they provide as volunteers. The evidence suggests that volunteering improves the physical …

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Te Arai Research Group – recruiting for participants

Te Arai Research Group at the University of Auckland aim to uncover experiences of hospital visiting for patients receiving end of life care during the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Visiting policy and practice around end of life care during COVID-19 periods of restriction are the subject of several research projects currently …

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Support at Home

Sometimes a little extra support is all you need to remain living healthily and independently in your own home. There are many providers that offer support services, all across New Zealand and many of these  have detailed information about their services on the Eldernet site. The type of services on …

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