Tag Archives: connected

Interdependence vs independence: the value of keeping connected

Feeling not connected to other people and/or feeling lonely can become problematic as we get older. Feeling lonely is different from living alone, where you might still be connected with your community. These feelings may be due to a number of factors e.g. loss of someone close, moving house, loss …

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Neighbours Day Aotearoa

Neighbours Day Aotearoa wants to help you turn your street into a neighbourhood. This weekend join in New Zealand’s biggest celebration of neighbourliness on 25-26 March 2017. What a great way to feel more connected, safe and make new friends. Everyone should get involved! Head to neighboursday.org.nz to get some …

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Keeping communities together

Before I began to write this article, I had just come off the phone with a woman who was concerned for her mother-in-law. After visiting her mother-in-law over the holiday period so that she could meet her new grandchild, her mother-in-law had been calling her multiple times every day since …

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