Clinical Lead for the South Island Dementia Initiative Dr Matthew Croucher describes our increasing rate of dementia as a wall of water bearing down on us. He looks back to 2009, when the South Island Dementia initiative was born, and asks ‘where are we now?’
A former teacher convicted of repeated sexual offending against an 11-year-old boy has been granted a clean slate so he can work in aged care, despite objections by those in the industry.
Retirement Villages Association Executive Director John Collyns reflects on what the past year has delivered for the retirement villages industry.
The aged care sector, which relies heavily on migrant workers, is pleased to see proposed changes to temporary work visas on the table.
Meet three couples who became village residents after managing retirement villages.
New Zealand Initiative Research Fellow Jenesa Jeram says we need to look carefully at our pension scheme.
As Christmas approaches and families get together, Dementia New Zealand is running its Remember December campaign to encourage Kiwis to learn the signs of dementia.