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Whose Life Is It?

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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…

Carer Story: Supporting Dad

By Rosey Duncan My Dad was a busy and productive man who worked hard and led a full life. Nicknamed The Mighty Atom by friends due to his energetic ‘up…

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Managing Medications At Home

Many New Zealanders who have health or disability needs or a chronic condition need to take a number of medications several times a day. Managing medications is a home health…

CaringBridge: Bringing People Together During Any Health Event

CaringBridge is a free service friends, whānau, and family can use to stay in close touch during any type of health event. Carers NZ likes this wonderful online service! Check…

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Grief + Loss Resources from Skylight

Skylight is a charitable trust that offers a wide range of services including counselling to support those facing tough times of change, loss, trauma and grief, whatever the cause, and…

Keeping Moving: Advice for Older Drivers

Download the NZ Transport Agency’s booklet about the driver licence renewal process, and tips to keep older drivers moving. The booklet also contains guidelines for assessing your own driving ability…

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Advice: Caring For Older Skin

Our skin can need more TLC as we get older, so it’s important to keep it fresh, supple, and free of pressure risks.  Loss of moisture and changes to skin…

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