Eldernet founder Eleanor Bodger was recognised in this year's New Year's Honours List for her services to seniors and remains determined to "liberate us all from ageism". Health Central asks Eleanor whether we are making progress in this area.
Reducing isolation and building communities are key drivers for encouraging friendships between young and old. However, there is much more to gain from intergenerational relationships. Rebekah Fraser spoke to organisations building connections between generations.
A personalised music programme could change the lives of many elderly Kiwis if implemented in New Zealand. By Ruby Harfield.
Ruby Harfield attends the launch of a new campaign by the Health Quality & Safety Commission aimed to get people thinking about advance care planning.
Nominations are now open for the Global Ageing Network Award for Excellence.
An adult day centre in Whangārei which now has 9000 visits by clients each year celebrated its 25th birthday with food, music, kapa haka and cake.
New Zealand’s aged care sector will be looking longingly at the funding boost aged care has received over the Tasman.
A new study suggests a need for an overhaul in mental health service provision and research to help some of New Zealand's most vulnerable citizens. By Ruby Harfield.