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Information for every step of your caring journey!

Information for every step of your caring journey!

Avon Hansen-Beadle and The Hibiscus Yukes

Avon Hansen-Beadle and friends get together every week to sing and play the ukelele. They call themselves The Hibiscus Yukes and they meet at a community centre in Orewa, north…

Hibiscus Yukes

Advice: Ask your Pharmacist

Chemists provide more services than most of us realise! Community chemists are the the health professionals family carers see most often, along with GPs and practice nurses.  Hear advice from…

Ann Privet

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…

Caring Moments: Terry and Vicki Winn

A Photographic Tribute to Carers by Terry Winn! Hawkes Bay photographer Terry Winn and his wife Vicki spent a year traveling around New Zealand visiting the homes of more than…

Terry Winn and his wife Vicki

Iain Gordon’s Music for Carers

Iain Gordon, accomplished musician, composer and producer, has created a special piece of music for you, the carers of New Zealand and your families, whanau and supporters. Listen to Iain’s catchy…

Iain Gordon with Jane and Irini

Stay Safe – Advice from ACC

Many injuries happen at home, and there can be extra dangers for carers if they are stressed, tired, or distracted. Check every room in the house with safety tips in…

SafetyFirst

When I Die: A Two Week Conversation

Labour strategist and peer Philip Gould was diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus in 2008 and in the summer of 2011 was given three months to live. He commissioned filmaker…

Interview: Geriatrician Dr Maree Todd

When 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…

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