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Liam Butler interviews John Collyns – Executive Director Retirement Villages Association.

Question One.   John one of the good outcomes for people who move to retirement villages is that they are close to people of a similar age.  What are some of the ways that people who live in a village can keep in contact with people in the wider community?  Johns …

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Liam butler interviews Jim Mann on the question of older people and Dietary supplements.

Jim Mann has been Professor in Human Nutrition and Medicine at the University of Otago. His research has principally been in the fields of lipids and carbohydrates as they relate to coronary heart disease and diabetes and in the field of obesity. He is also the Director of the Edgar …

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Allan Lindsay talks about Medical Alarms…

Liam Butler interviews Allan Lindsay from Bupa Care Services Corporate Office.  Question One:  As memory loss develops what protocols does BUPA use to ensure that a medical alarm is the best investment for them? We visit our existing clients a minimum of annually to update medical details contact details, emergency …

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The ‘old’ smoking debate flares up again…

  Further to the blog article last week,       http://www.eldernetgazette.co.nz/blog/_view/id_415 there have been some discussions on T.V and radio (below) regarding the issue, I also got to chat to a Rest Home lifelong smoker in Christchurch, on how she would feel about being unable to smoke at all.     Elsie …

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