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Keeping up Relationships with Others by Tricia Hendry

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Having good relationships with others is important for our wellbeing. So how can we keep up relationships with people we like and enjoy? The responsibilities and time demands of a caring role can mean less time is made for socialising. For our own wellbeing’s sake, how can we avoid becoming socially isolated, or lonely?

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…

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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Advice: Choosing + Managing Support Staff

More New Zealanders who have extra needs are choosing their own support staff to help them live independently at home. Rhett Brown, regular Family Care columnist and motivational speaker, shares…

Advice: Keep Tempers Cool Over Summer!

Summer is a wonderful time with lots of sun, visits to the beach, BBQs, and family gatherings. But often our family get-togethers don’t quite go as planned, resulting in frayed…

Help + Information from the Cancer Society of NZ

The website of the Cancer Society is an important source of information for New Zealanders affected by cancer and their families and close friends. The Society provides information about types…

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Carer Story: Roses and Silverbeet Among the Daisies

Enjoying flowers from their garden is an everyday treat for Dame Kate and Miranda Harcourt – literally, because a vibrant garden is a central part of their Wellington home, and…

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