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If Abuse, Neglect or Violence happen, by Tricia Hendry

by Editor

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

Keeping up relationships with others, by Tricia Hendry

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?

Understanding Grief

Grief can be challenging at times – whatever kind of change or loss has caused it, and whatever age or stage we are.  Understanding it more can help us as…

Election 2017 – Responses from Political Parties

Heading into the election, we at Carers NZ have put questions to the major political parties on how they might make life better for you if they are part of…

Family Care NZ

Published several times a year, each issue of Family Care is packed with helpful articles, moving stories, giveaways, and useful information for carers! Regular features include Useful Things (useful aids, equipment,…

Carer Story: We’re All Going on a Summer Holiday!

The annual family post-Christmas vacation to Whangamata was the event of the year. Five weeks of sunshine, endless hours of boogie boarding, fish and chips with the town’s entire seagull…

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…