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From the Desk of David Moger – RSA.

So, the election is over and done with. Not just the national elections for the NZ Government but also the RNZRSA elections. After 4 years as National President, Lt Gen (Rtd) Don McIver has retired and the RSA National Council has elected a new National President. He is BJ Clark, …

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From the desk of Brien Cree

CO-FUNDING IS A REALITY FOR AGED CARE New Zealand was once a "welfare state" where you could rely on the "state" to look after you throughout your life from infancy, healthcare, education, hardship to aged care. Since the eighties and "Rogernomics", we have gradually moved away from this model as …

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An open letter from John Patterson for all those ‘ In Charge’ of the Christchurch re build.

Dear Minister Gerry Brownlee , Roger Sutton, our Mayor Lianne, Ian Simpson CEO EQC], Tim Grafton [CEO of the Insurance Council], insurers and all those who call the shots in our city: Three years ago we had a series of forums for the Older Generation to meet some of the …

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“Don’t Fence Me In” Booklet Launch

"Don’t Fence Me In" is a new booklet just published by Alzheimers Canterbury to help challenge stigma and raise awareness of dementia in our community.   The idea for the booklet came from Alzheimers Canterbury manager Darral Campbell  who secured some Christchurch City Council funding to help cover some of the …

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Five little things to Reduce the Risk of Dementia.

Most New Zealander’s don’t realise they can do something to help prevent developing dementia. We know from recent research undertaken by Bupa that 69% of New Zealander’s are concerned about developing dementia. However, few people are aware that leading a healthy lifestyle could reduce their risk of developing dementia. In …

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From the Desk of John Parker….

I’ve written extensively for a diverse variety of magazines and publications, including the medical press, have penned some 130 children’s books, have had published an award-winning four-volume history of New Zealand, and have written drama and, reviews, and radio presentations.  All of these were satisfying, but none more so than …

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Financial Sustainability for Aged Care

  Financial Sustainability for Aged Care in a consumer directed future 25th & 26th November, Sydney Boulevard Hotel www.financialcdc.com ElderNet members quote CC*ELDER when registering to SAVE $100 off the current price! Don’t miss your chance to hear from Australia’s top aged care representatives! Time and time again we hear …

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