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St John Caring Caller

by Editor

Download the St John Caring Caller brochure and add it to your own electronic carer infopack! St John Caring Caller is a free telephone friendship service that regularly puts people…

Carer Story: A Friend for Mum!

When Family Care editor Laurie Hilsgen’s Mum shifted to an assisted living apartment, her seven children hoped she would settle easily and make new friends. But chronic loneliness prompted a…

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