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Palliative Care: New Zealand well behind Australia

Palliative Care: New Zealand well behind Australia

Thursday, September 08, 2016
New Zealand is behind Australia in regards to providing an adequate level of palliative care for all New Zealanders. Read more
Hearing Health Myths & Facts

Hearing Health Myths & Facts

Friday, August 05, 2016
Taking proper care of your ears can make a big difference to your hearing health. Bay Audiology uncovers some common myths and facts and provides some practical tips to ensure you're looking after your ears correctly. Read more
Dementia pioneer wins prestigious award

Dementia pioneer wins prestigious award

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Professor Henry Brodaty, has been awarded the 2016 Ryman Prize for his work in the field of dementia and Alzheimer's Read more
Dealing with Dementia?

Dealing with Dementia?

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
For anyone facing the onset of dementia, whether they are a sufferer or a carer, it can be a frightening and overwhelming time. Angela Caughey gives us an insight into dealing with dementia. Read more
Putting your affairs in order

Putting your affairs in order

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Most retirement villages will require a resident to set up an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA). We’ve been speaking to Amanda Morgan, a solicitor with Henderson Reeves Connell Rishworth, about what this involves. Read more
Let’s talk about dying well

Let’s talk about dying well

Tuesday, May 03, 2016
What does it mean to die well in New Zealand? Village Voice has been speaking to Simon Wallace, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Aged Care Association, about the challenges to palliative care in our country. Read more
Finding the right retirement village accommodation or rest home level of care

Finding the right retirement village accommodation or rest home level of care

Monday, April 04, 2016
A handy guide to the different retirement village and rest home accommodation and care options and the various terminology that may be used to describe them. Read more
Ranfurly Village named as a finalist in the Asia-Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards

Ranfurly Village named as a finalist in the Asia-Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards

Friday, March 18, 2016
Ranfurly Village was the only New Zealand retirement village to make a final across all categories of the Asia-Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards. Read more
A resident's view of living in a retirement village

A resident's view of living in a retirement village

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Robin Clegg has a villa at Copper Crest Village Estate, in sunny Tauranga. The 75-year-old retired school principal and his wife have lived in the lifestyle village since November 2014. Read more
New Zealand's retirement village sector described as 'world class'.

New Zealand's retirement village sector described as 'world class'.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Survey findings showed that the satisfaction of New Zealand retirement residents is twice that of Australian residents. Read more