Information for every step of your caring journey!

Information for every step of your caring journey!

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Time for You!

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If life is stressful due to health or disability needs, or supporting someone else, self-care is vital, says Louise Inglis. My days are busy and often stressful, and usually I…

Strength: Video Collection

Introducing the Strength for Life Video Series Strength for Life: Your 15 Minute Strength-Building Exercise Programme! Strength for Life: Horizontal Extensions Strength for Life: The Bent Row Strength for Life:…

CALM – Computer Assisted Learning for the Mind

The University of Auckland have created CALM – a great website which can be used as a motivational tool for students struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, relationships and other factors…

ActiveWellness: Winter … A Time For Home!

Don’t let gloomy days and cold weather get you down this year. Plan for fun, companionship, outings, and maybe a new hobby! By Katherine Findlay There’s not a lot of…

Guidelines on Physical Activity for Older People

The Ministry of Health’s Guidelines on Physical Activity for Older People are designed to help New Zealanders aged 65 years and over live longer and healthier lives.  The document gives…

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Exercise: An Outlet for Carers

by David Cohen At the excellent squash centre in central Wellington, as at many such venues around the country, people who care are shrugging on their T-shirts and shorts and…

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Safe Lifts + Transfers at Home

  Safe moves and transfers, with physiotherapist Ellen van Dijken. Caring for others comes with its share of hard work. This can involve physical work like transferring, pulling, pushing wheelchairs,…