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Like many people the idea of living in a village, initially, seemed to me a little, I don’t know – naff? predictable? middle class? And then it’s very easy to focus on the perceived negatives – little privacy, surrounded by ‘old people’, the ‘sameness’ of the houses, no garden… But …

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Village Living

Even though it’s now February, I still want to wish you a very happy new year and hope that 2016 goes well for you and yours. There has been a big focus in the media over the last couple of weeks on the issue of “social isolation” – loneliness, particularly …

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Village Living

Moving into a retirement village is a big decision. Two of our residents at Bupa’s St Kilda Retirement Village in Cambridge share their experiences. Below is Val Easthope’s story. After looking around at several villages in the Waikato, I found St Kilda Retirement Village in Cambridge best for me, the …

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Auckland Masterclass: Dementia Friendly Retirement Villages – Win a Free Pass

1-day Masterclass on preparing for the dementia care needs of New Zealand’s rising ageing population Eldernet and Care Publications readers receive 15% off registration ticket to attend Taking place on 25 February in Auckland, Dutch dementia care experts together with aged care leaders from New Zealand will be driving discussions …

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Do older people lose interest in sex?

Do older people lose interest in sex? Ten myths of ageing – debunked When you think about older people having sex, it probably makes you uncomfortable. Why is that? More and more, senior citizens are discovering that just because they’re older doesn’t mean their sex life is over. The thinking …

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