HealthCare NZ appoints new CEO

New Zealand’s largest home and community-based support services provider appoints a new chief executive.

Looking beyond our bank accounts: growing social wealth in retirement

A new online tool sheds light on the need to grow our social wealth in retirement.

Opinion: Bryce Wilkinson – Cease this foreign investor farce

Senior Fellow at the New Zealand Initiative, Dr Bryce Wilkinson says it is absurd that long-standing New Zealand-based companies like Ryman Healthcare or Metlifecare must apply for approval to purchase land now deemed sensitive.

Keep politicians’ “grubby mitts” off NZ Super

The security of New Zealanders’ pensions could be put at risk if Economic Development Minister David Parker opens up the Super Fund to political interference.

‘Have Your Say’ campaign launched for seniors

A campaign to encourage older people to have their say to help inform National’s policy development has been launched.

Social isolation key focus of event

An Auckland event on Friday will focus on helping people to prevent loneliness and social isolation as they age and enter retirement.

One in 10 older Kiwis malnourished or at risk of malnutrition

Screening of older adults living at home for risk of malnutrition is being called for by a team of researchers after studying more than 250 older Aucklanders.

Opinion: Joe Rodrigues – Lest we forget

Regular INsite correspondent, 94-year-old Joe Rodrigues shares a poignant account of how his pilgrimage to Le Quesnoy held significance for another rest home resident and fellow wartime veteran.

A “drop in the bucket”: 160 beneficiaries to join aged care workforce

The Government’s move to train up 160 beneficiaries to work in aged care and help plug the sector’s shortage is a “drop in the bucket” according to New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) chief executive Simon Wallace.

Workplace literacy and numeracy unlocks employee potential

A literacy and numeracy workplace programme at has increased trust, collaboration and efficiency at Lifewise.
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DR WELLNESS

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – You are not a number

As we embrace the New Year, Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) says we should be celebrating our uniqueness and aim for a one-size-does-not-fit-all approach to your health.

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