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Are you an older person caring for your partner, family member, or friend?

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Download our new resource for those who are older and who provide assistance for a family member or friend.

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…

Interview: Dame Fiona Kidman

Hear an interview with Dame Fiona Kidman as she talks about the the joys and difficulties she experienced when supporting her elderly mother.      

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Ministry of Health: Information for Older People

If you support an older person, visit the Services for Older People section of the Ministry of Health’s website for helpful information and resources.  These include informative booklets, including one…

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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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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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