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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.

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Malnourishment increasing dramatically among the elderly

Whangarei woman angry no one stopped to help elderly man left lying on side of road for 20 minutes

Grey Power pushes for elderly representation on district health boards

E-plates for elderly drivers touted as a new weapon in war against road rage

National and local aged care budgets run short

Exclusive: Rest home resident ‘slept in chair for 24 days’

Aged care cuts to qualified staff putting lives at risk, family of woman in ‘premature death’ say

Retirement villages: read the fine print

Massive retirement village to help ease Auckland housing crisis: Metlifecare

George McQuay: The unknown Anzac who found his way home

Bringing home the soldiers who fell in foreign fields

Dr Cathy Stephenson: Syphillis is not confined to the history books

Dutch probe ‘appalling’ euthanasia of dementia patient

Papamoa couple donate five lifesaving devices to community

SDHB campaign launched

RSA Poppy Appeal theme – not all wounds bleed – highlights mental health injuries

New Zealander of the year Kristine Bartlett launches the search for this year’s Women of Influence

Call for councils to embrace elders

New retirement village for Tamahere

University of the Third Age celebrates 20th anniversary

Isolation a major issue for Invercargill’s elderly

Elderly Tokoroa carjacking victim living in fear after attack

Poppy Day appeal collector has bucket stolen in brazen theft

Rural mental health service to end after funding shortfall

New retirement home and dementia care proposed for Hawke’s Bay

Retirement village providers plan 580 new units for Auckland, Napier

Alzheimers NZ launches outreach and awareness programme

Eldon Lodge Rest Home opens new sensory suite

Fitness classes offered to help prevent falls

Troy Swann: How to fix New Zealand’s retirement savings shortfall

Retirement Commissioner hits back at pension criticism

Third of older working Kiwis can’t afford to quit

Is HR overlooking the benefits of ageing workers?

Reluctant rest-home resident speaks up

The syndrome that makes people think their loved ones are impostors

‘People just look right through me’ – Elderly in Lakes DHB area lonely

Elderly owner in the dark over Tokoroa RSA demolition plans

Elderly residents left to clean up after Auckland storm no one saw coming

Concern rates rise could drive out elderly

‘Bastards’ scam elderly man out of funeral savings

Hawke’s Bay DHB refute claims vulnerable elderly forced to wait for bed at rest homes

Denying elderly stroke patients medical cannabis a form of elder abuse, Grey Power branch says

‘We’ve got to do better than that in New Zealand’ – Vulnerable elderly wait up to ten months for residential care

Aged care cuts to qualified staff putting lives at risk, family of woman in ‘premature death’ say

New Caledonia unions against retirement age rise

NZ lagging behind rest of the world, says retirement expert

Older Kiwis encouraged to plan for future sooner rather than later

Adding life to years in the North

Research reveals vegetables that reduce stroke risk for older women

NZ is a nation of older business owners, who risk being left behind

Alleged rest home intruder charged

Rest home access depends on postcode: report

‘The final straw’: Former rest home carer loses constructive dismissal case

Brain injuries raises dementia risk

Hamilton rest home failed to provide adequate care for elderly patient, report says

Home heating group wants ECan to stop Timaru smoke spotters

Controversial $500m development ramps up as court tosses out bid for judicial review

Social connection ‘vital’ for retired farmers

840-dwelling plan for Cromwell

Veterinarians guardians of Dunedin bush retreat

How to avoid losing your mind to Alzheimer’s or dementia

Technology to make your home smarter and safer

Man accused of stealing from rest home residents

Local Focus: Holocaust survivors speak of horrors

Why this man believed his wife had been replaced by an identical imposter

Carer caught slapping elderly patient may face further legal action

Lonely New Zealand: A third of elderly spend their days alone

Concern at $33 fee for disabled, elderly parking permits

Tarpaulin may have saved elderly missing hunter’s life

Bank steps in to refund elderly woman’s scalped ticket

Affordable housing push may extend to retirement village developments

Exclusive: Rest home death ‘can’t be in vain’ – family call for changes

How not to run out of money in retirement

Elite streets: Tauranga can blame huge growth on Aucklanders

Art classes help Kiwis living with dementia remember the bright side of life

Whangarei’s Cairnfield House opens new 20-bed hospital wing

Supermarket staff praised for helping elderly woman targeted by scam

Get flu vaccine early this year, experts say

SDHB keen to begin bowel screening

United Nations calls on NZ to adopt human rights-based national housing strategy

Govt gives $1 million to Maniototo Hospital redevelopment

Final touches put on book covering 100 years of Presbyterian Support South Canterbury

Whanganui woman Con Beaven celebrates 104th birthday at Summerset in the River City

Claim NZ has ‘one of the worst’ pensions is being rejected

Members of world’s oldest hip hop dance crew tackle dementia through dance

Family walks 5000m to raise $3000 for dementia

Man helps elderly neighbour escape electrical fire

Britain’s Prince Philip, 96, enters hospital for hip surgery

Convictions for historical homosexual offences can now be wiped from the record

Elderly woman denies cat troubles inside Hamilton home

Elderly take to Christchurch for Golden Oldies sports festival

The Wairarapa photographer whose kuia portraits capture a community

On The Beat: Key to avoiding victimisation is prevention

The battle against loneliness among the elderly

Whanganui projected to need 3 more rest homes by 2020 to avoid crisis, says NZ Aged Care Association

People of all ages need to be valued

Commonwealth Games: Oldest athlete bowls up again

Why the lack of a capital gains tax is letting property companies off lightly

Rest home residents adopt kittens for re-homing

Tracking pendant saves elderly Tauranga woman with dementia who wandered off

Elderly cancer patient allegedly robbed, assaulted by nurse after surgery

Warkworth retiree touched by soldier’s offer to pay her $151 taxi fare back from hospital

Major challenges ahead for Hawke’s Bay health system

Northland thrill-seeking retirees take to the skies on parasail adventure

Whanganui man donates slides from Antarctica visits to national library

Papakura retirement village takes up food waste collection

Ask Brianna: Help your parents based on need, not your guilt

The long-term effects of women shying away from exercise

Rest home failed to provide adequate care to elderly woman who died of sepsis

Vulnerable elderly restrained in chairs all day: documents

Flu vaccine due to arrive in April or May

Elderly woman’s death from infected bedsores: Rest home found in breach of health code

Elderly patients sent packing in the middle of the night from overloaded ED

Counselling service closes after touching many lives

Hospital rot: Health Minister has frank words for DHB

Approach to getting older to live well

South Canterbury crash victim was ‘a man of determination and perseverance’

Aged care challenges aired at industry meeting in Napier

Facing up to mortality just a matter of time

100th birthday a special celebration with family and friends

Singer helps brighten day for resthome residents

Music revives failing memory for dementia sufferers

Is it okay to lie to an Alzheimer’s patient?

Christchurch couple charged with stealing $1.4 million from elderly widow

Opinion: Looming crisis bad news for the elderly

Want to retire early? Growing number of young people investing now to enjoy life later

Grandchildren fly in to help Whangarei woman celebrate 100th birthday

Power of attornet, rights catchup needed

Dr Tom: Getting old? Stop moaning and start surfing (or anything active)

Women who are fit at 50 less likely to get dementia

Government says it desires ‘healthier’ Maori relationship

Bay of Plenty’s looming aged care crisis

Elderly Auckland couple rescued from yacht after night off Whangarei

Not so screwed: How women can close the retirement savings gap

Aged-care providers battle loneliness as New Zealand population ages

Closure of Whanganui rest home leaves 41 residents desperate for a bed

Supporting baby-boomer peak through to end

Opposition to Eversley Care Home expansion heard by Hastings council panel

Why reverse mortgages are a harder sell now

Andrew Coleman: Taxing retirement savings inflates the price of houses

How art and creativity change lives

Elderly might have to ‘do without’ to afford rate rises

Sadness over news that Whanganui’s Nazareth Rest Home and Hospital is to close

Rebuild must have elderly first in mind

Liz Koh: Downsize or move if you want luxurious retirement

Arvida plan for new units build on track

Ageing population pressure for Southern healthcare

Aged care facility could go ahead despite vineyard’s opposition

Help comes just in time for Manawatū hearing support group

Whanganui District Health Board apologises, makes improvements

Avon seller worried for customers

Ethics dispute erupts in Belgium over euthanasia rules

Hairdresser puts scissors down after 60 years

Wellington library bequeathed collection of 15th and 16th-century books

All the lonely people: Is modern life making us lonely?

Woman upset at coming across dead father’s body in rest home

Christchurch woman stole $270k from elderly women in phone scam

‘Big vision’ buyer needed for ‘premium’ CBD site in Tauranga

More than meets the eye to setting up retirement plan

Rich oldies should not get the state pension

Upper Harbour pilot, 87, celebrates International Women’s Day

Auckland rest home investigating claims of disturbing abuse of elderly patient

Opinion: Attempts to stay young thwarted by relentless march of time

Revolutionary diabetes sensing technology

Karori campus development could be hit by Heritage NZ plans to make it a historic place

Money worries keeping more women awake than men

Meet the retired women who refuse to stay in, dress down and fade away

Major retailer praised for helping employee with Alzheimer’s

What an A4-sized patch of mould means for you

Shared living housing model planned for Far North

Work visa limits could push aged care into labour crisis by 2020, says association

Amy Adams’ appointment not the reason Steven Joyce retired: Simon Bridges

Gareth Morgan doesn’t want his Super as he turns 65, says NZ needs means-testing

Masters medals claimed

Bowling people over with age

What happens if I don’t fill in the census?

Residents to hold meeting protesting Buller Hospital rebuild plans

The secret to a long life: How an Auckland woman reached 105

National MP Steven Joyce is to retire from Parliament

Tauranga elderly struggle with Census changes

Workers delve into history of Waikato’s Trevellyn as it prepares for new era

Nelson brewery and cafe attracts national and international interest

Help still available for Northlanders struggling to fill out Census online

Iwi to provide free private health insurance to members

Census raises homeless, elderly concerns

Can there be a more difficult subject?

Presbyterian Support Southland boss retires after 23 years

Keeping your marbles

Government looking at looking alternative sites for new Buller health centre

Govt’s foreign buyer ban fatally flawed

French Polynesia pension system risks going bankrupt- president

‘Blackout for Brain Injury’ campaign set to break down stigma

What happens when your parents die broke?

Last officer of WWII’s Maori Battalion laid to rest in the Chatham Islands

Panel recommends changes to rules for pay equity claims; Government says result will be a ‘fairer deal’ for women

Opinion: Lives are precious, don’t let anyone tell you otherwise

Kate Hawkesby: An unhealthy situation when nurses aren’t paid properly

Plea over mental health patients’ needs at ED

Alert issued after gastroenteritis outbreak at Nelson Hospital

Abuse survivor calls for commission chair’s removal

Online 2018 census confusing elderly, SeniorNet offering help

Long-term council housing tenants surprised by sudden eviction notice

Toddler visits to care homes help residents overcome depression and loneliness

SC rest home care sitting on potential powderkeg

Woman dies of septic shock due to lack of care in ‘critical time of life’

Strike planned in French Polynesia over pension reform

Outrage from retirement giants over proposed government ban on foreign investors

Living well on NZ Super alone is possible

Emotions run high as first residents return

Accessibility concerns for new bus routes

Ditching of kerbside recycling upsets Whanganui residents

Couple’s 75-year romance ends with their death together side by side

Concerns over Hastings aged care home expansion

World-class CARE Village officially opens in Ngongotaha, Rotorua

‘Now I can start fighting again’ – 2018 New Zealander of the year Kristine Bartlett

MenzShed – shedding some light on an International movement

Matamata’s older mums start support group for new mums and their bubs

Investigation reveals failures that lead to patient’s disappearance

Virtual reality takes dementia patients down memory lane

Dementia causes require wide study, Dunedin clinic told

Another good year at Summerset, new villages coming

Timaru group creates memories for rest home

Want to live to your 90s? Gain weight, drink more, claims major study

Fluoride in Whanganui’s water back in spotlight

Crisis in aged care looms

Census’ online move could disadvantage elderly and those in rural areas

Mark Sainsbury: Stand up for our elderly or one day it could be you

Retirement village lift a ‘danger’ to residents

A collective approach to address homelessness

Stories from ‘unrecognised and undervalued’ carers motivation behind Kristine Bartlett, New Zealander of the Year

Opinion: Immigration OK for KiwiBuild but what about aged care?

Elderly could breathe new life into state houses

Cyclone Gita: Greymouth residents tells of powerful storm as fences ripped out and roof peeled

Hibiscus Coast movement to bring community closer

Kaikohe accountant and community stalwart retires

Put FIRE in your belly – live frugally, retire early

Hamilton to be globally recognised as age-friendly city

Palmerston North rest home’s community garden takes shape

Valentine sweethearts celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

Listen: Farmer retirement – don’t leave it too late

Seven units planned on section near Waiheke Island beach

Super screwed: How the pay gap wrecks women’s retirements

Checkpoint after Exit meeting to check elderly attendees were okay, court told

West Coasters prepare for Gita

When is the right time to die?

Woman dies after being hit by car in Tauranga CBD

Pongaroa residents told to boil water after chlorine system fault

Interactive: Where is the best place to retire to in NZ?

Pay rise for mental health workers

Kiwi woman struck by early-onset Alzheimer’s is a one in 200 million case

Brian Fallow: Retired & renting – the trend isn’t comforting

Almost half of Kiwis only just getting by day to day

Hospice volunteer writes life stories for patients

Elderly couples share how they make their relationships work

Bill English: The highs and lows of a 27-year-career

No vacant Housing New Zealand home for Nelson mum, says ministry

Rotorua’s ‘hidden homeless’ population causes concern

Waikiwi Gardens Rest Home Launched their Day Stay Today

Arthritis drug could halve risk of dementia, study finds

Tips from Witi to help Gisborne elderly record memories

The benefits of a full bucket

Oceania to spend $85m on Trevellyn redevelopment

Huntly community rallies to support elderly couple

Daughter knew mum was going to take her life, assisted suicide trial is told

Selling influence: meet the lobbyists shaping New Zealand politics for a fee

Superbug spread spurs call for hospitals to act like biosecurity border control

Costs of living getting tougher for retirees

Ryman Healthcare pitches riverside retirement village for Hamilton suburb of Flagstaff

Researchers backtrack: Potatoes are actually good for you

Deborah Pead shocked after missing father flies 14,000km around the world to see her

Think positive about old age to avoid dementia – study

Health, sports groups combine to help prevent elderly falling

Midnight rescue for elderly man on Kihikihi farm

Carer ordered to repay money stolen from dying man

Healthcare app developer Jupl scores Aussie supply agreement

Frasier star John Mahoney dies aged 77

Retirement village advocates seek third delay on land

Retirement spending rules of thumb

Tahiti general strike looms over pension reform

Silver lining to entering one’s golden year

Community board candidates share views on the biggest issues facing Golden Bay

Lawrence’s health service needs a new model to survive, community board says

Man plans rest home wedding ceremony so grandmother can attend

Nurses with a mission: Send older ER patients home with help

Famed equine artist Fred Stone dies at 87

How to deal with market volatility if you’re nearing retirement

Age and ability

Love endures for Timaru couple celebrating 70th wedding anniversary

Giving has benefits for all concerned

Kuia Mate Carr gets award from Māori Women’s Welfare League for decades of service

Japan lays groundwork for boom in robot carers

Carer’s error live-streams abuse on elderly woman with dementia

New report details misuse of antipsychotics in nursing homes

Vaughan Gunson: Unions more confident but will wages go up?

Wild weather: What’s happening in the worst-affected areas caught in ex-cyclone Fehi?

The financial risk of being a woman

Health authorities brace for winter after deadly flu strain hits Northern Hemisphere

Teen appears in court over arson attack on elderly Auckland woman’s home

Ministry of Health planning for hotter summers as a result of climate change

Elderly woman conned out of $9900 after phone scam

Waitematā District Health Board tops chart for longest life expectancy

NZ Herald editorial: Loneliness in NZ far too widespread

New dementia home aims to trigger brain through sounds, smells and touch

Three nominated for New Zealander of Year

About 500 volunteers carry out multitude of tasks

The comforting truth about why people die alone31

Whooping cough puts babies, elderly at risk

DHB admits failings over elderly mental health patient’s death while in care

Lots of water, and a defibrillator: bowls club’s over-80s and 90s battle heat in annual tournament

Heatwave poses serious threat to New Zealand’s most vulnerable

Too busy to be lonely: Not all the cards are stacked against them

So many Japanese people die alone, there’s an industry devoted to cleaning up after them

Cannabis is a super food, so the Govt should legalise it

SDHB seeks dialogue on its healthcare vision

Local Focus: Elderly keeping fit on their feet

Aged care worker wins unjustified dismissal case

Grandparents bearing the burden of more parents on meth

Principals wooing older teachers out of retirement to plug massive shortages

Age no barrier for adventurous Whangarei retirement village ladies

What really happens when you age?

Lack of mental health professionals limiting

Thirteen ways to make your brain healthier today

Rotten floor leads to elderly Feilding couple’s 10-year ‘leaky home’ fight

Creating connections for Invercargill’s elderly

Study confirms flu increases risk of heart attack in elderly

Heatwave prompts health warning

80-year-old nurse still happy to work

Oceania Healthcare lifts first-half profit 93 per cent as property values rise

Elton John announces final New Zealand tour before retirement

Consider your options to make your money last

‘It’s just a thing that happened’

The Big Read: The woman who diagnosed her husband’s Parkinson’s by smell

Thirteen ways to make your brain healthier today

Ageing, lonely and paying prostitutes for cuddles

New Zealand trailblazing a path towards equal pay for women

Much needed $50 million retirement facility on the way for Wainuiomata

Neil Diamond announces shock retirement, cancels NZ concerts after Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis

Retirement village buys fleet of electric vehicles

‘They think I’m crazy!’ – globe-trotting grandma hunts down phenomenal marathon challenge

Timely vitamin D warning

Urban kai growing initiative joins forces with Housing New Zealand

Busy life ahead for retired GP couple

Bay pensioners on long waiting lists for housing

Bowling clubs merge, sell land, reinvest in new facilities

Money we don’t need to lose

Long-awaited upgrade of Geraldine care home officially opened

Fire evacuation at Dunedin rest home

Touching moment 76yo woman with Alzheimer’s recognises husband after hearing favourite song

Fatal Dunedin blaze cause unknown

Support sought for Music Moves Me Trust branch in Hawke’s Bay

The most in-demand jobs of 2018

Search for elderly Hamilton man continues as police boat scours river

Number of elderly seeking help for debt climbs

Improving vaccines for the elderly by blocking inflammation

Calls for loneliness to be taken seriously

Company hopes to reduce loneliness for better health in elderly people

The cost of dental care in New Zealand: Jim Anderton’s ‘unfinished project’

Minister for the lonely: New role to help nine million people

Opera tutor Della Jones woos Masonic Court’s elderly residents

Second case of myrtle rust in one month at retirement village

Rotorua practice patients put out video call for ideal GP candidate

Tahiti president warns pensions at risk

30-year-old dad’s heartbreaking life with Alzheimer’s

Supermarket saves elderly woman from iTunes scam

‘Blew me away’ – Mum behind Christmas cards for lonely elderly overwhelmed with incredible response of Kiwis

Search for elderly Hamilton man commences

Elderly care: Making big decisions easier

Police warning of another ‘refund’ telephone scam

Auckland resthome fosters intergenerational friendships for improved health

Hawke’s Bay iwi hoping to expand its two weeks of free dental care initiative

Papamoa schools bursting at the seams as population soars

36 jobs to go as Rotorua rest home Cantabria sells to national provider

What’s retirement says Matamata artist Earnie Keene

Data mining could help combat heart failure

What is the Government’s biggest core expense?

Us Two: Francis and Kaiora Tipene, Māori funeral directors serving Onehunga

High-tech health gadgets will help elderly own their homes longer

Scam callers claiming to be from Spark clean out elderly Auckland man’s bank account

Teens arrested over arson of elderly woman’s home

Tahiti rally set to protest retirement age increase

Jacinda Ardern among mourners as inspirational former deputy PM Jim Anderton farewelled in Christchurch funeral

Vision for innovative dementia care facility in Southland

Woman arrested after 97-year-old is taken from nursing home in Australia

German nursing home tries novel form of dementia therapy: re-creating a vanished era

Services to Alzheimers and dementia recognised

Quality of life for others requires us to take more responsibility, not less

Q&A: Confessions of an E tu organiser

13 Reasons Why actor Bryan Box charged with crimes against the elderly in San Francisco

Tauranga’s Margaret Almond turns 105, says she feels ‘no different’

Innovative new treatment for dementia patients creates special villages in Australia

Teenagers set fire at elderly woman’s house in ‘appalling’ crime

Arrest after elderly Palmerston North woman suffered home invasion twice

An active social life may be secret to brain health

Evelyn Weir named in New Year Honours for services to seniors

Taranaki community trust underwrites new $2.2m hospital wing at Inglewood rest home

Missing elderly woman suffering from dementia, intellectual disability has been found

Old photos to help Alzheimers and dementia patients in South Canterbury

Sydney lawyer struck off for overcharging elderly woman A$137,543

Fears for health of elderly and young as extreme heat hits Australia

An elderly woman went into the freezing cold to save her husband. They both died.

Elderly woman found dead after waiting four hours for ambulance

Talking about the struggles old soldiers face to survive

Summerset Group sales jump 31 percent in 4th quarter

Call to lower KiwiSaver contribution rate to 1pc08

Sending Love a Christmas success story

Facebook accused of encouraging ageism

Special Christmas pine tree gets the chop for granddad in Auckland

Mind the retirement gap

Project gathering Christmas gifts for Cambridge residents in need

Ken Orr: Is End of Life Choice Bill a breach of Declaration of Human Rights?

South Canterbury woman avoids jail for defrauding grandmother

Elderly couple in ‘cruel’ separation just before Christmas

Marriage and divorce a booming business for baby boomers

Thames mobility vehicle handed over to St John

Auckland City Mission struggling to raise the money needed to help desperate people through Christmas

Using technology to build houses cheaper, faster, and with more empathy

Remember loved ones at Christmas with Hospice Remembrance Tree

St John free health shuttle launches in south Auckland

Homeless in New Zealand: ‘They’re shy and they feel shame’

Massive model Christmas village display in Temuka to benefit children in the community

One of the oldest Kiwis has died aged 107

Retirees brought in to field thousands of calls from children trying to reach Santa on special Christmas ‘Santaline’.

More than $107,000 raised for Tauranga foodbank, community continues to chip in

Unions jump gun on pay equity announcement: Health Minister David Clark

Scientists hope artificially-intelligent ‘Robo-Cat’ will help seniors battle loneliness

Southland pair struggle for community physiotherapy care

Strains of Abba known to have filled the hall

Fresh dementia concerns after Donald Trump drinks glass of water with two hands

Alzheimers Taranaki has a new space to call their own

Tokoroa Hospital lets frozen meals go due to food safety concerns

Christmas cheer on the cards for elderly

Unicef: Are babies good for us?

Retirement village unit gets the ultimate Christmas do-up

Retirement village planned for prime land in Auckland’s St Heliers

Seniors create high-tech Christmas tree

Towering Christmas cake created for Olive Tree rest home residents

Housing NZ threaten to bring down pensioner’s vegetable garden because of banned garden stakes

Stanmore Bay walkway to be fixed after elderly resident’s crusade

Dry spell takes a toll on Nelson’s water supply, restrictions introduced

From runaway mum to FBI fugitive to benefit cheat: the mysterious life of Eileen Marie Farquer

Mini-Budget carefully reshuffles the deck chairs

Jacinda Ardern and Grant Robertson restart Super Fund payments

Festival to help raise cash for Alzheimers Taranaki Inc

Kerre McIvor: Being old not the end of the line

Retirees told to take more care in planning how to use KiwiSaver funds

Liz Koh: Avoid these pitfalls to improve your retirement

Arvida Group could rebuild village on Auckland’s North Shore if consent is granted

Jackie Hibbs calling time on fashion business after 39 years

Families Package: What the Best Start payment means for you

Creating a garden from woe to grow

Trio’s appeal denied after neglect so bad it was ‘comparable to physical assault’

One in five elderly New Zealanders say they are lonely, study says

EQC bungles could force elderly Christchurch woman to sleep in car

‘It’s actually killing people’ – Age Concern says chronic loneliness in elderly increases health risks

Elderly man flown to hospital after lying injured alone for 24 hours

Elderly man’s crusade to change incorrect spelling of Golden Bay scenic reserve

Richmond School pupils help fill, assemble Christmas gift parcels for older people

100 new jobs on offer in Tauranga

Biosecurity star sniffs out retirement

Big vote in favour of euthanasia bill

Westpac branch closures too hasty, union says

West Coast aged care facility at Buller Hospital set to close

Ryman buys Victoria University’s Karori campus for retirement development

Auckland watch repairer to the stars shuts up shop after 40 years

NZ-led study offers hope against Huntington’s

Study hunts for missing link in Alzheimer’s

Nelson’s new ambulance rolls into service with all the latest bells and whistles

Contentious euthanasia bill to be debated, voted on

Care and craft group ends after 40 years

Research shows high demand for a rest home on Waiheke Island

Millions poured into South Canterbury’s water

Elderly couple’s plight over expiring life insurance a ‘timely reminder’ to others, say Kiwi experts

Sir David Attenborough on our responsibility to the Earth

Play for young and old

NZ Super Fund chief executive Adrian Orr named new Reserve Bank governor

Study finds canola oil linked to Alzheimer’s and weight gain

Workshops promote community awareness on social issues

Elderly neighbour’s isolation and neglect upsets neighbour who had no idea

Meet the Wellingtonians fighting Christmas loneliness through cards for strangers

NZ firms aren’t equipped to deal with one of the oldest workforces in the OECD

NZ’s greatest headed goal can be traced back to heading a balloon as a child

White House denies Donald Trump has dementia

Canterbury rest home worker admits taking toilet selfie with elderly resident

Report links fourth death to Havelock North water crisis

Waitara resident represents in garden competition

Briefings: Ageing population a challenge for New Zealand

Briefings: Healthcare waiting list complaints rise Health and Disability Commissioner tells Health Minister

How much should you save for retirement?

Retirement and your relationship: 6 steps to get in sync with your spouse

Auckland rest home dementia resident missing for one month

Busiest year ever for ambulance 111 calls in New Zealand

Most retirees will use up savings within a decade – study

800,000 at risk after ‘mess’ left by previous govt – Parker

Low calorie diet reversed diabetes in half of patients, study finds

Beachlands development causes a stir

Helping the Christchurch rebuild lifts the whole South Island

Nelson-Tasman drivers sought to help curb road of loneliness for older people

Spreading the Christmas cheer by sending love

Fund launched to help Kiwi families facing elderly abuse

Cop goes the extra mile with mobility scooter for elderly man and dog

Horses suggested as a useful model for studying asthma in the elderly

Retirees rely on state pension as savings run out

Temuka woman retiring from voluntary role after almost 32 years

The Selwyn Foundation opens $14m retirement village in Cambridge

Tree donation scheme designed to give Taranaki rest homes some Christmas cheer

Shortage of aged care workers looming due to immigration cuts, suggests report

Rest home operator in Taumarunui struggles with pay equity deal

Whanganui’s Jane Winstone retirement home collects food for a good cause

Watching my uncle die – and his mood swings – confirmed my opposition to euthanasia

Age Concern pulls back the covers to talk about sex in Nelson-Tasman rest homes

Rest home care at risk from changes to migrant workers’ visa rules – Salvation Army

Elderly man missing in Titirangi, West Auckland

The future of crossing the road?

No power, no water, no highway access, no problem for Roxburgh Medical Centre

Heartbreak for elderly woman after dog stolen

Missing elderly Christchurch woman found safe and well

Elderly, disabled man hit over head by door knocker

Sharing the canine love

Foreign rest home workers face expulsion

Team recognised for enabling safer medicine use at Hawke’s Bay Health Awards

Napier woman Helen Francis’ doctorate focuses on healthcare challenges

Christmas cheer to be shared at dementia-friendly Christmas carols service

Rotorua sites awarded dementia-friendly status

Daughter angry rest home complaint dismissed

Teamwork the key to 74 years of marriage

From Sweden, an unsentimental take on de-cluttering

‘End of era’ for Waikato 30-year-running Christmas tradition

Waipa water users on shared meters will have to split the bill

First residents of massive Queenstown retirement village to move in before Christmas

New parents miss out on KiwiSaver HomeStart grants

Rest home plans multi sensory suite

Fighting fit as you age

Kiwis react to royal engagement with one woman saying Prince Harry will become ‘a new man’ thanks to Meghan Markle

Stomach bug at large in Gisborne

Roxburgh’s raging torrent’s pull back to reveal damage

‘Slap in the face’ as ANZ abandons another NZ small town

Elderly woman dies after driving into fence in Christchurch

Nukumea Stream to get makeover as part of huge retirement development

Woman who left mother to die ‘stressed’ at the time

Whangarei rest home knitters make maternity ward delivery

Tree project aims to spread Christmas cheer to rest-homes

National raises shared Paid Parental Leave again

Good news for 88-year-old man who lost $40k in ‘Spark’ scam

Meet the 81-year-old woman who’s spent 60 years as a flight attendant

Nationwide initiative is Sending Love to elderly people at Christmas

Life story: For golfer and gardener Pat Bell the ‘job was never done’

Hawke’s Bay Health Awards recognise key innovations

More 65-plus work full-time

Search for missing dementia patient suspended but questions remains

New retirement village planned

Police searching for elderly woman missing from Nelson retirement village

Elderly couple quit house after land-rent hike

Massive blaze at old Dunedin rest home

Aussie ambos divert 280km trip so palliative patient can glimpse the sea

Wanted: Man who allegedly conned elderly thought to be at it again on bail

Gastro outbreak puts Whanganui rest home in lock down

Janine Starks: Put your hand out for your free money

Ryman Healthcare’s half-year profit rises 8.4 percent

Stranded scooter rider meets her teenage hero

Organisation calls on Kiwis to send Christmas cards to elderly

Elderly man visiting dying sister loses hospital photo in theft

How to live a long life

‘We definitely need them’ – older employees important, but at higher risk of suffering workplace injuries

Historic euthanasia laws pass in Australian state of Victoria

Baby boomers buck ‘self indulgent’ beliefs

Emma Espiner: A fierce and frank fight for women’s health

Wilderpeople for pensioners

Couple who met on blind date 75 years ago die hours apart

Bayden Barber: Libraries key to community education

Closure likely for Rotorua Menz Shed after lease change

Hawke’s Bay values leap as retirees demand lifestyle blocks

Nursing home highly commended by Ministry of Health

Local heroes honoured

Ngati Whakaue leader Pihopa Kingi dies

Joining an elite group of nurses

Seniors Christmas Lunch provides feast for elderly

Have you seen Herbert? Elderly Auckland man missing after trip to Hamilton

Older workers among highest ACC claimants – report

Three residential sections could become home to 71 dwellings

HR urged to do more for older workers

Mobility scooters warning

New Perspectives on Landscape: Dunedin School of Art’s evocative exhibition

Local Focus: Hamilton aiming to be NZs first age-friendly city

Elderly woman accidentally disrupts flights at Auckland Airport

Missed home support visits amounts to ‘elder neglect’, says Grey Power

Christmas cards for elderly in rest homes initiative goes nationwide

Elderly mental health service urgently needed – helpline

Pensioner fears steep Auckland house valuation rises could drive her out of home

New $80m village a salve on Cambridge’s housing crisis

88 year-old loses $50,000 in scam

Queen and Prince Philip pose for 70th wedding anniversary portrait

AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

David Cassidy in hospital with organ failure

Refresher tests key to reducing road toll – expert

‘It will be possible for us to meet our goals’ – Robertson

Mammogram leads to immigration nightmare for North Canterbury woman

Elderly woman missing for a week

In quake-hit Iranian village, ‘people are helping people’ as aid is slow to arrive

Rachel Hunter becomes public face for a charity close to her heart

Retirement after dedication to health services

Onewhero Volunteer Rural Fire Force’s matriarch receives recognition award

Adult classes to help minimise falls

NPT slimming down, Summerset expanding

Tips for making wealth last once you hit retirement

Small businesses struggle with finance, retirement

Community man preparing to retire

Elderly mental health service urgently needed – helpline

Honours awards acknowledge services to arts, youth and elderly

If you’re old and rich, you’re more likely to hate the new Government

Police discourage searchers for safety reasons

The secret to Agatha Christie’s enduring appeal? We solve the mystery

New Zealand’s biggest KiwiSavers also get the least out of it

Damian Light: ‘Sad’ that United Future had to quit

Elderly woman missing from coastal community for two days

Nursing homes regularly don’t have enough nurses, says union

Ryman on cusp of major growth: CFO

Dr Tom: Memory loss – measure it to manage it

Football study to assess dementia risk

Toxicology test results awaited in two-year investigation of rest home death

Focus on coastline in search for elderly Warkworth woman

Community helps elderly east Auckland man robbed while gardening

Rest home fails to provide reasonable level of care

Retiring with a mortgage? Time to make some tough decisions

Elite rating for Kiri Te Kanawa Retirement Village

Police save elderly man’s life after heart attack

St Kilda Care Home fails elderly resident, ordered to pay $10,000

Calls for investigation into health watchdog

Three 90-year-olds lead the way at seniors fitness programme

Industry body says inquiry into aged care facilities unnecessary

Survey finds broad community concern in Auckland’s Devonport ahead of retirement village construction

‘I love music’ a success at Atawhai rest home

Get Sorted: KiwiSaver funds that adjust as you age

Mother neglected in final year of her life

Too many medicines a patient safety concern

Is our monarchy entering a new phase?

Trust chair wants to build on success

Burglars steal 85-year-old pensioner’s life savings and passport while he works in garden

Alcohol taxi deliveries to elderly ‘probably a bigger problem than we know’

Auckland Transport investigates after group of ‘unruly’ elderly walkers ordered off bus

New Zealand’s big healthcare gender pay gap

BUPA applies to build large retirement village on the outskirts of Napier

Does your firm value older workers?

First New Zealand study of pathological hoarding

Vodafone to start migrating customers to broadband phones next month

Lower Hutt residents plead for more affordable housing at HNZ meeting

Christchurch anchor project firms to sign accessibility charter as legislation remains ‘outdated’

Taranaki couple jailed for elderly neglect get parole

Prince Philip’s new life as a retired royal: The Queen misses him terribly

Fixing New Zealand housing: Let’s prefab this

Suzanne Aubert’s chances of becoming a saint rest on doctors verifying her ‘miracles’

Centenarian misses out on card from Prime Minister on her birthday

Rest home owner apologises for abusing his residents

Hospital patients might see the light of day

Brian Fallow: Maybe, just maybe, higher wages ahead

Expert says key to a happy retirement is not just about money

Why David Attenborough won’t retire: ‘You never tire of the natural world’

Couple sell lifestyle property to follow their motorhome dream

Local Search and Rescue win at national competition

Spotless keeping mum on changes to South Canterbury service

Ngāpuhi kaumātua Nuki Aldridge laid to rest

Lessons from great gardeners

98-year-old moves into rest home to look after son, 80

Rest homes in the dark over increasing staff costs

Rescue project breathes new life in to toys

Full life but celebration bittersweet

Nanny going to great lengths for ill grandson

Carer with ‘X-Factor’ celebrates 30 years of rest home work

Unpaid Christchurch rates accounts rising, elderly ‘foregoing’ necessities

New dwelling consents fall in September

New Zealand shares rise led by Ryman Healthcare

The new trend of hiring ‘best friends’

Tens of thousands overpaid on their superannuation, pensions

No rest home for me: at 71, potter Anneke Borren hits the road in a campervan

Elderly woman rescued after being trapped in hole in Mt Maunganui

Sad day as Auckland Zoo euthanises three well-loved primates

Enable NZ donates mobility scooters to Palmerston North City council

Wellington bowls club faces closure for too much rowdiness, not enough bowling

Doctors fail to tell patient about signs of cancer

Northland’s oldest man Bill Tuckey dies

Century-old convent in Oamaru seeks new owner

CCTV cameras to be installed in Temuka

Couple beg pardon of new Prime Minister to stay together

First annual commemoration of New Zealand Wars marked

Council supports new Flaxmere housing development

Poverty not visible enough: PSO head

$20 million retirement village for Te Ngae Rd

‘Peace about living here’ – New Zealand’s retirement hotspot blows the competition out of the water

How to succeed at the retirement game: Finding a purpose

Woman who went missing 42 years ago found alive

Timaru man grateful to strangers who came to his aid during medical incident

Touring Australian magician performs to rest home group in New Plymouth

Labour’s deals: What’s the new Government got for youth and seniors?

Do we mellow with age like a good wine?

Jacinda Ardern considers mini-Budget to implement policy priorities

Pacific jobseekers urged to look at caregiving industry

Rest homes and childcare centres in Wellington hit by gastro bug

Words of appreciation from ‘OED’

Octogenarian Milton farming couple look back on a lifetime of farming

Elderly overstayers ‘left in limbo’ after visa freeze

Labour-NZ First coalition deal increases odds of voluntary euthanasia referendum

Coverage of Arvida Group reinstated

Get Sorted: Ever met someone who’s 100?

Women are 40 percent poorer than men by old age – study

Stem cell infusions improve health in frail elderly patients, US researchers say

Elderly and people with disabilities could soon have more transport options in Manawatū

How long does it take you to grasp test aimed at spotting dementia?

Will Dame Judi Dench ever grow up?

Funding rethink and reduced hours hit Porirua Citizens Advice Bureau

$2 billion pay equity for Gisborne rest home workers

Health care underfunded for too long

Comfort aids may put older drivers at risk

Remembering how to dance with Alzheimer’s group

Criticism over NZ’s highest paid public servant big pay bump to more than $1.2 million

Retired farmer as busy as ever in community

Elderly ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ tell of hardship to get cash

Jupl takes its aged care monitoring smart watch to Australia

Best outcome for NZ

Manawatū couple clock up six and a half decades together

What a Labour government means for your money

‘Get a f**king life’: Rest home owner’s tirade at pensioners

MidCentral to address doctor shortage in Horowhenua

From Happy to Braveheart: Viral video maker wants to change minds about Chch

Cruise ships to NZ dominated by older people, Australians

Bikes offer new direction for people with chronic conditions

Volunteers needed to visit elderly

Kamo student wins Ruawai Rosebowls

Pensioner forced to wait four days for urgent hip surgery

Palmerston North home invasion highlights elderly’s vulnerability, says Grey Power president

Alzheimer’s study to focus on risk factors

New Nelson Tasman Hospice an education hub for palliative care services

Carnival for aged care residents who achieve NZ first

Indoor bowls group not giving up

Missing man’s lack of family making manhunt difficult
Why coconut water is not as healthy as it seems

Generations fire up over radical Lower Hutt housing proposals

Barry Soper: Tomorrow’s D day, for all of us

KiwiSavers’ tax bill equal to property investors’, tax expert says

A coup for Kiwi medicine: Peter Tyler honoured for work developing aggressive lymphoma drug

Bringing Diwali to the rest home, as Auckland celebrates the festival of lights

New ambulance for Tauranga thanks to generous donation from Althorp Village

In the mind of a dementia sufferer

Nelson woman’s long road of service to Meals on Wheels

Summerset-Metlifecare merger not on the plans, companies say

Red Beach resident celebrates 104 years

Shortage of St John ambulance volunteers desperate

Tauranga couple lead rescue missions

Dead retirement village resident undiscovered for ‘several days’

Slavery in NZ more widespread than previously thought – study

Remuera rest home closure ‘great shock’: Councillor mourns loss

Commission for Financial Capability’s sees half of staff leave in a year

Jacque Tucker: Time to Get Your Hands Dirty

Three new inventions in running for Best Design Award

Why your weekend sleep-in is bad for you

Mobile health clinic will revitalise Cook Islands health care and education

Don’t be the fool easily parted from your money – here are 5 ways to avoid being scammed

Dunedin aged care facility to pay $31,000 for unjustified sacking of veteran nurse

How health workers can spot and help ‘modern slaves’

Govt surplus finalised at $4.1bn

Long-term effects of concussions make banning kids from playing rugby a no-brainer

Scammer-of-the-elderly Denise Greig does it again

Industry prepares for immigration concessions

Community-minded couple celebrate milestone

From corner dairy to penthouse; now a retirement village beckons

National’s retirement policy likely to get chop during negotiations

GP workforce crisis looms in South Canty as many signal retirement

Fine art class to continue after tutor retires

Southland School kids give up their holidays to volunteer with Red Cross

Retirement village ‘Golden Triangle’ sees building boom

20 foods to eat to beat dementia – and the ones to avoid

Southlanders talk about plans after death at crematorium open home

Grandad’s taken over the internet! Busting five ‘seniors’ tech myths

Queenstown’s Wakatipu Abbeyfield turns 10

Elderly residents and rest home staff hear ‘loud bang’ as car fleeing police crashes

Handful of rest homes close after pay equity deal

Auckland’s eye in the sky now a 24-hour operation

Rest homes at risk of job cuts, closures

Man’s best friend could help Alzheimer’s sufferers

Sense of smell could be clue to dementia, US research finds

Number of high-level dementia care beds in South Canterbury labelled ‘absolutely’ inadequate

Eating for a healthy brain

Housing crisis hits Rotorua elderly

Experiment testing warmth of mock homes found energy efficient ‘passive’ house standards worked best

Calls to fund rural rest homes differently

Retirement ends 40 years in education

Consent spike from flats, village units

Life story: Frank Hardy and his efforts to professionalise firefighting in New Zealand

Retirement village operator gives care workers perks in bid to make job more attractive, keep staff

Quota for affordable housing up

Hitchhiking girls rip off South Waikato driver

Opinion: Realities of aged care worker settlement harsher than expected

Janine Starks: Winston Peters, go blue for KiwiSavers

Online medical service improves stroke outcomes

Dementia now top killer of Aussie women

Survey says Kiwis want more to be done for dementia

NZ Super Fund posts 20 per cent return in 12 months

Elderly couple feeling terrorised in own home after spate of strange occurrences

Youths provide elderly with place to wait

New Zealand ‘could stall’ if Winston Peters gets way on immigration

Pensioner didn’t know he was being used as drug mule

Rest home operators say caregiver pay rise inadequately funded

Lino name tags and lots of backlash: setting up a child daycare centre in the 1960s

Senior art exhibition celebrates talent of older generation in Auckland’s North Shore

No warning for home help cuts, say elders

It’s tough to ‘beat’ aged care subsidy means test

Gastric illness outbreak cost $21m

Having children can ruin your retirement

Peter Williams: on life, work and contemplating retirement

Māori Party founder Dame Tariana Turia plans return to help save the party

Winston Peter’s bottom lines – what are they and where will he go?

Lionel’s 80 years of table tennis reaches last set

Purple people raise dementia awareness

Winston Peters heads back to Auckland, as he gears up to consult caucus

Inter-generational project helps students learn about dementia

Dementia at just 49: Wellington woman forgets her own name

Sudden home care switch-up ‘upsets’ elderly woman

Police seek help to identify man who collapsed in Rotorua

Holistic approach redefines aged-care

Diana Clement: What you need to know about KiwiSaver

Dame Tariana Turia coming out of retirement

Can National and NZ First bridge the gap over NZ Super?

New activities centre for New Plymouth elderly

Baby boomers set to have big influence on markets

Hibiscus Coast volunteers good deeds brighten up quiet lives

Ticking Time Bomb Dementia: New Zealand’s next big health issue

Consent boom for retirement villages in Tauranga

Kids’ visit lights a spark for rest home residents

New KiwiSaver fund wants to top up retirees’ income

How to be your own boss – even if you’re older

Southern DHB’s $1 million sum for assessment unit already paying off

Blueberries, red cabbage, red onions: What to eat to prevent dementia

Preschoolers bond with Rotorua rest home residents

Tell the important stories now

Revealed: The blinding truth about migraines

Married for 60 years, happy couple still in first Pukekohe home

Senior Queen happy to carry on tradition

Shoplifting granny struggled under ‘daily stresses’

Political cheat sheet: What do the political parties say about superannuation

Housing strategies of retirees

Passion for painting sees Geraldine pensioner produce hundreds of works

Police searching for elderly man missing in Invercargill

Elderly woman crossed centre line before fatal Christchurch crash

Pensioners forced to borrow from families to fix Shore homes: agent

Artificial intelligence can detect Alzheimer’s decade before symptoms emerge

Council calls for tenders for Blenheim to Renwick bus service

Advance voting for convenience

Shingles vaccine on the way for elderly

Perfect storm threatens aged-care sector

Rest-home staff to issue 14-day notice

Modern healthcare does not depend on hospital beds anymore, Dean says

Ardern defends tax, super policies

Memory Walk held around Timaru Botanic Gardens to raise awareness for Alzheimers

Elderly woman, 94, stranded at Sydney Airport after wild weather disrupts flight schedule

Elderly need Aged Care Commissioner: Labour

Dougal therapy works well

Pensioner in poverty: Life in a caravan

Summerset buys land for retirement village within Porirua housing development

The urgent care centre for non-urgent cases

Event guide: What’s on in Marlborough

Knitted lap pets giving retirees a reason to smile

On The Beat: Fraudsters continue to conjure cunning scams

Cradle to grave in New Zealand – was the Welfare State born in 1938?

The poll that really counts

Nelson community information day aims to provide access to services

Wellington hosts palliative care nursing scholar

Under pressure: Mental health workers give their view of the crisis

Dame Kiri Ta Kanawa announces retirement from singing

Irma-related deaths increase as six die in Miami area nursing home

Speak out about dementia

Memory Walk dementia fundraiser

Fact or Fiction: A superannuation special

Elective surgeries cancelled as Waikato Hospital hits capacity

Elderly sex offender dies in prison

Edale Aged Care Centre in Marton enters merger talks to help stay afloat.

Arvida purchases Timaru retirement village Strathallan as part of multi-million dollar deal

‘They don’t notice you’: Bill English finds his supporters in the heartland

Havelock North retirement village sold

World Alzheimer’s Month includes a Massey survey and Memory Walks

‘Happy to encourage the suicide of the elderly’ – National MP hits out at Jacinda Ardern over suicide views

Scammers bombard Lake Tekapo residents with dodgy cold calls

NZ Herald editorial: We can respect the past without sharing its view

Lakeside care facility replicates small-scale New Zealand town

Dementia care, support falling short

Retirement village opens door for young athletes

Demolition possibility hangs over homes at Eastcliffe Retirement Village

Make the SuperGold card a debit card, New Zealand First says

Killed by a broken heart: Why more elderly couples are dying within hours of each other

National MP Simon O’Connor: Jacinda Ardern encourages suicide with euthanasia stance

Struggle for respite care

Australia’s killer flu: 73 dead already this year as virus mutates

Social transport service available for people with disabilites in Waikato

Age no issue for new buddies as generations share stories

Millicent McComb, 101, recognised for prolific knitting for prem babies

Politicians cynically ignore the experts on retirement

An alternative to compulsory employee contributions

Waikato DHB staff take on ‘Stepping Up’ challenge

How Do We Stop the Elderly Suicide Epidemic?

Cell coverage upgrade a boon for healthcare in South Westland

Northland District Health Board underfunded by almost $30m – CEO

Resource consent received for five storey Orewa retirement resort

Raising pension age unfair

Danish queen’s husband Henrik is suffering from dementia

Golden Bay residents battle over plans to build low-cost subdivision

Winston Peters punts revamped Super Gold Card with treats that will cost taxpayers little

Internal email says Middlemore Hospital is ‘full’ and at 104% capacity

Rangitata candidates divided over whether retirement age should be raised

ANZ backs compulsory KiwiSaver

English promises more money for hip, knee and joint operations

Ending of Life report leaves door open for more debate

Programme supports independence for the elderly

Rest homes fighting Government for financial help to stay afloat

School children engaged with World Alzheimer’s Month

Jacinda Ardern ‘would resign’ before raising retirement age

Rob Hennin: We need to talk about rising health costs

Samaritan sewing ‘factory’ provides clothes and comfort

Rest homes seek legal advice as pay equity settlement causes funding squeeze

‘There isn’t much of her left’: Wife, 32, diagnosed with rare dementia in ‘youngest case doctor had seen’

Magnesium cream could combat high blood pressure – study

Age Concern reminds of responsibility to check on others after elderly woman’s death

It’s World Alzheimers Month

Slower growth in Nelson housing market despite strong demand

Fire at Tauranga retirement home

Man who siphoned money from elderly mother spared jail with $12k cheque

Nelson Grey Power hasn’t ‘had enough’ of Winston Peters

Funding to help wandering people

Over-65s make up the largest and fastest growing segment of new gamers

Call for more help services in the home

The new face of retirement – just don’t call it a rest home

Residential consents drop, fewer smaller places being built

Funding to help wandering people

Over-65s make up the largest and fastest growing segment of new gamers

Call for more help services in the home

The new face of retirement – just don’t call it a rest home

Residential consents drop, fewer smaller places being built

Saved – the elderly residents from the flooded Texan nursing home

Sexism pure & simple, blamed for gender pay gap

There are many ways to fall into NZ Super debt

Canty DHB chief proclaims savings of $90 million in past year amid criticisms

Husband and wife help to make life better for others

Life member at Caledonian Society

Puree food company reshaping eating for sick and elderly

Stanmore Bay residents want walkways fixed

More influenza hospital admissions in Manawatu

Why Metlifecare paid no tax on record profit: Sowry explains

Specialist to enhance palliative services at hospice in Nelson

Election 2017: What our health system needs

Livelier villages pay off for retirement village firm Metlifecare

Winston’s super conundrum

Local candidates answer questions at Grey Power event

Buckets and buckets of spuds for Alzheimers

Winston Peters says it’s ‘not clear’ how superannuation overpayment happened

Golden Bay residents question new special housing development in Pohara

Treating the loneliness epidemic: elderly people visiting doctors for social interaction

Marton’s Edale rest home propose merger to stay afloat

Judy McGregor: Pay equity – What are women’s choices at the polls?

Baby seals help in health care

Fitness in retirement

After a 30-year battle, Wainui could soon have a retirement village

Elderly person getting treatment after car crash in Palmerston North

Retirement villages filling up

Report on Canterbury DHB finances out by $13 million

Christchurch man part of group that scammed at least 30 elderly women out of $280,000

Report says more should be done to help elderly tenants

Elderly man dies after mobility scooter crash with a car

Could Norfolk Island become part of New Zealand?

Fraudster Nicole Speirs stole thousands from her grandmother’s life savings

New disabled transport service set up in South Taranaki

Hamilton may regret removing central library services, geographer says

Author Miles Spence, 94, releases book of poems for National Poetry Day

Robotic seal to helping elderly dementia patients at Invercargill rest home

‘We’re all gonna die’: Senior citizens weigh in on euthanasia

DHB failed in care of man who died at Northland hospital, report finds

St Andrews and Glenavy keen to take on beautification of Waimate district

Build the hospital in Southland

Northland housing crisis deepens

Missing Alzheimer’s sufferer found in West Auckland

Ministry of Health blunder means more pain for rest homes

Nurses’ efforts recognised

Services key as South Canterbury DHB eyes Timaru Hospital rebuild

Equal pay advocate Bartlett ‘let down’ by Govt

Secret is never to look back: centenarian

Obituary: Rugby legend Sir Colin Meads remembered, after losing battle with cancer

Older workers face too much discrimination – economist

Rumours untrue: Queen not standing aside to let Prince Charles take her duties

Omanaia’s 37 years of water woes almost over with new treatment plant

It pays to check receipts for scanning slip ups

Parliament’s winners and losers

Everyone should mind the gap

The best age to get married, make money and be happy

Whangaparaoa retirement village knits for Kiwi kids

Elderly Kiwis fund surgeries by selling their homes, Grey Power says

Elderly residents targeted in door-to-door smoke alarm scam

Simon Wallace: Migrant workers vital to aged care

Why a thriving brain needs a lifetime of exercise

Would a scent kit help Kiwi search and rescue dogs find missing people?

The New Zealand Society of Genealogists celebrate 50 years

Metlifecare village to go ahead at Red Beach

Elderly couple kiss, hold hands before double-euthanasia

‘A serious crisis’ – mental health workers leaving industry as they can be paid more in disability or aged care

Queenstown considers radical solutions as housing dreams fade

Summerset profit up 78pc after strong sales growth

100,000 social houses needed in the next decade – Salvation Army

Marlborough social housing stock slammed in Salvation Army report

NZ Super Fund’s fossil fuel sell-down ‘just one opinion’

Charity Trust opens South Auckland branch

Death of respected kuia inspires Maori to have lifesaving AAA screening

Gender pay gap ‘a reality’ for many in New Zealand

Environment Canterbury releases subsidy figures for heat pumps, fireplaces

Fun for all ages: New study says yep, videogames are good for all Kiwis

Petition calls for bus stop at Meadowbank train station

Strong skills brought to hospice role

Turning 80 with style… and 50 cans of cat food

Homeless in Whangarei

Mega-retirement villages thrive, small providers struggling

Unions back Labour’s pay equity call for mental health workers

Survey reveals New Zealanders’ anxiety over debt

Gareth Morgan’s crusade to topple baby boomers

Resisting the urge to plant early

Collaboration the key to addressing rural health workforce challenges

Rotorua to have purple hue for dementia awareness

Equal pay bill makes things harder, not easier, for women – NZNO

Retirement home resident finds beds for AIMS Games youngsters

Doctors demand action on NZ’s unhealthy housing

Thief nabs smokes off elderly man in Thames

Development of west Auckland elderly village to start in 2018

Sewerage problems recur for residents in Bromley, Christchurch

Mary Powell joins Ernest Rutherford Retirement Village’s 100 club

Surgery lack costs SDHB $1 million

Being single increases your chances of dying early

Piece of Wellington history for sale as 150-year-old farm goes on market

Alzheimer’s will be cured, but world expert can’t say when

Event helps raise awareness of Alzheimers and dementia

Elderly man burgled during bogus raffle scam

Maori Party candidate Wendy Biddle enters Rotorua election race

Smashing job for seniors’ chef

Careerforce announces winners of training excellence awards

Putaruru rest home tops audit

Diana Clement: When to hold, when to fold

Louise Richardson: Down the garden path

Professor’s eerie 2050 predictions

Retirement villages help displaced Remuera patients

Painting of Sir John Logan Campbell sells for record-breaking half million

Tauranga council pursues option for selling pensioner housing

Opinion: Dangerous bill must be defeated

Elder housing crisis looming if more houses not found

Elderly conman William Harding jailed for scamming women, including his fiancee

Eight days after elderly couple mysteriously vanishes, children’s worst fears come true

No email address, no loyalty card – Postie Plus’ rules shut out elderly customer

Tom O’Connor: Jacinda Ardern and Metiria Turei give us hope

Fraudster gets prison for cheating woman out of $75,000

Sharion Thompson finds recipe for success in Food by Design

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Eve Williams is the Production and Social Media Administrator for Eldernet. She has a passion for learning new things.

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