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Eldernet and Care Publication’s 2018 Christmas Work do!

A few weeks ago we had our surprise Christmas do! With clues of “wear jandles if you are squeamish”, “wear comfortable clothes that you don’t mind if they get messed up” and “bring glasses for ‘close up’ stuff”, we really didn’t have any idea what we were in for! However, …

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A Very Merry Christmas for One

If you are on your own this Christmas, it can be hard to decide what to cook. However, eating alone doesn’t mean you have to forgo your Christmas meal, but rather it may take a slightly different form. Treat yourself. Choose something special, something that you don’t often get to …

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CEA’s Top Tips for Christmas: Lights and Decorations.

When it comes to adorning the house for Christmas, lights and decorations can be an important part of it! Consider giving Mother Earth a present for Christmas this year, and choose more sustainable, energy-efficient options. Here is some top tips to help you have a greener Christmas: Lights: Make sure …

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Connecting this Christmas

Christmas is a time when many family and friends will get together to celebrate and socialize. It is important then to take a moment and think about and to reach out to those in our communities who may not have this experience this year. As we age people will experience …

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CEA’s Top Tips for Christmas: Choosing Planet-friendly Gifts

For many, Christmas is the time of giving and sharing, but have you considered the gifts you are getting and how sustainable they are? Here is some top tips for choosing your Christmas gifts this year that will be enjoyed by all, including our planet; Look for locally made gifts. …

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Spotlight: Christmas Village magic

Raewyn Mehrtens, the nurse manager at Temuka’s Wallingford Home, has set up a Christmas village that will wow in the home’s lounge. The massive display, including model Christmas homes, trains and fair ground attractions, will be open to the public every day from 6pm to 9pm, from the 20th December through …

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People with dementia need special care at Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, most people are spending December preparing themselves for the holiday rush. But according to Dementia Auckland CEO Rod Perkins, people with dementia have special needs at this busy time of year. “Family members or friends with dementia often require a “less is more” approach …

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Spotlight: Christmas Food Drive

Residents and staff at Jane Winstone Retirement Village have shown their generous side with a recent food drive this Christmas. Over the last few weeks, residents and staff have been donating food which will be given to the City Mission’s foodbank in time for the pre-Christmas rush. “We did it …

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