Information for every step of your caring journey!

Information for every step of your caring journey!

Keep Going for Gold

The Keep Going for Gold resource is for people who are just turning 65 and is sent out with the SuperGold Card. The resource was developed by ACC, and partners,…

Dementia and Travel

Alzheimer’s NZ says travelling with someone who has dementia or cognitive issues can be confusing or even dangerous if plans are not well thought out or if the person is…

Village Life

Retirement villages are springing up everywhere, offering worry-free lifestyles for older people and those who need extra support. Ranging from trendy apartments to standalone homes with plenty of space for…

Advice: Making Your Voice Heard

Being assertive is all about making sure your voice is heard and being able to clearly explain how you feel about something, what you need, or why you feel something…

Health Passport

A Health Passport is a booklet that you can carry with you when attending hospital appointments or meeting with other providers of health and disability services. It contains information about…

Whose Life Is It?

By Dr Maree Todd A geriatrician’s caring journey with her parents has been a professional eye-opener. I have been working with older people and their families for 20 years. Over…

Staying Connected with Family in Residential Care

How can you stay close to loved ones who need residential or long-term care? Here are ideas from Lorraine Pollock, who manages Bupa’s Winara facility in Waikanae. After years of…

Care Planning Tools

Download our planning tools to ensure uninterrupted support for a loved one if you fall ill, have an accident, or die suddenly.