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If Abuse, Neglect or Violence happen, by Tricia Hendry

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Sadly, there can be instances when abuse, neglect, or violence happens to vulnerable people.

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…

Advice: Holiday Questions and Answers

Retired air hostess Sheila Wyeth says good planning can avoid travel headaches in the air and on the ground… and Jan Moss shares tips for those travelling with someone who…

A Year Ago Today

If you are supporting an elderly parent who is dying or very unwell, visit the blog of Carers World Radio producer and presenter Patricia Mitchell.  “A year ago my mother…

Learn About Dementia and Continence Online!

Anyone can access learning and assessment about continence and dementia for free at ilearn, the online learning site of Industry Training Organisation Careerforce. Careerforce, the ITO for aged care, health,…

CareerforceiLearn

Stroke Foundation Information for Carers

Download helpful booklets and pamphlets at the Stroke Foundation website, and learn about support options near where you live. You can view the Foundation’s informative booklets online or order print…

Intimacy After Stroke

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…

Senior Citizens Driving