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Dementia Action Plan 2020-2025

by Editor

“We live our best possible lives when: … We have consistent quality support, care, and information which is timely and appropriate to us; it is provided with kindness by compassionate people who have the right skills and knowledge, our interests as a focus, and with whom we are comfortable.” The Dementia Declaration, developed by people living with dementia on Alzheimers NZ’s Advisory Group in 2019.

If Abuse, Neglect or Violence happen, by Tricia Hendry

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

Dementia and Travel

Alzheimer’s NZ says travelling with someone who has dementia or cognitive issues can be confusing or even dangerous if plans are not well thought out or if the person is…

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…

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…

Dementia and Alzheimers: Video Collection

Introducing the Dementia and Alzheimers Video Collection After Tomorrow: A Touching Short Film (15 minutes). Returning to the village of his estranged wife, James grows increasingly concerned when the sinister owner of…

A Year Ago Today

Carers World Radio is an internet based radio station for carers around the globe. “A year ago my mother fell and broke her hip. It has been a very sad, bumpy…