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Enliven supporting the journey to age equality for International Day of Older Persons

International Day of Older Persons is on Tuesday 1 October this year with the theme ‘The Journey to Age Equality’. The theme supports the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal to recognise that development will only be achievable if it is inclusive of all ages. Empowering elders in all dimensions of …

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Opinion: End of Life Choice Bill fails to adequately protect victims of elder abuse

Lawyers who specialise in issues affecting older New Zealanders are concerned that the proposed End of Life Choice Bill will add a new dimension of threat to the already prevalent problem of elder abuse. Ian McIntosh, the Co-General Editor of Elder Law in New Zealand, has published an article arguing …

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‘Living well, ageing well’: The power of attitude

Press Release Enjoying old age takes good planning, good support and a great attitude says HBH Senior Living CEO, Bonnie Robinson. Bonnie believes it’s important to plan ahead, not just for the ‘young-old’ years but also for ‘what happens next?’. “When most of us think about retirement, we tend to …

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Number Crunching – News about inflation and tax on power bill rebates

Over the last few weeks there has been some pretty important information released that concerns the elderly community. Statistics New Zealand has found that the elderly and beneficiaries have been hardest hit by inflation. Superannuitants’ costs increased 19 percent over the past eight years. That’s double the rate of inflation experienced …

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