Vast majority of our aged-care providers are unable to compete with the extra money paid to DHB nurses.
Healthy longevity isn't rocket science. It is the result of healthy habits.
Following the recent news of an elderly woman assaulted in her rest home, Soumya Bhamidipati looks into the guidelines available for aged care facilities when dealing with an incident of this nature.
A Catlins pensioner is driving a move for a new community bus to help reduce rural isolation.
For men, suicide rates spike around ages 15-25 and then slowly decline to age 65, when they start climbing again, peaking at 32 per 100,000 in men aged 85+.
Older people are among those most vulnerable to the effects of this hot weather.
A touching note a daughter wrote for her mum with dementia has gone viral, leaving people opening up about the tragic realities of loving someone with the condition, that causes debilitating memory loss.