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Dad's Magic Box!

A container filled with bits and bobs provides hours of fun for Jim Church, who has dementia, as well as providing respite for his wife, Maureen.

This helpful article was written for Family Care NZ by Jim's daughter, Pip Fowler.

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Family Choices: Is it Time for Formal Care?

Listen to Dame Kate Harcourt and Dame Fiona Kidman reading from their memoirs regarding their experience when facing this challenge when caring for their Mums. 

Dame Kate Harcourt

Dame Kate Harcourt is an actor, writer and former radio and television presenter, whose face and voice are warmly remembered by thousands of older New Zealanders, who grew up with Listen with Mother.

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Interview: Geriatrician Dr Maree Todd

DrMareeToddWhen should you offer to help elderly friends and relatives, and when should you stand back? 

Listen to our interview with Maree, a geriatrician for the Auckland District Health Board and an advisor to national care company Bupa. 

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