As populations age across the globe, the urgency to provide a framework for improved wellbeing is gaining momentum. Institutional care practices of the 20th Century are no longer relevant nor acceptable in the 21st...
Laughter Yoga sounds like a good, well, laugh. But new scientific research has confirmed its ability to boost older people's moods and lower blood pressure.
Nursing Review reports on an award-winning case study presentation from last year’s Nurse Informatics conference on George, a participant in a Selwyn Foundation telehealth pilot for the elderly with long-term conditions.
As our population ages, the number of people with dementia is increasing, and with people staying longer in the workforce, the impact of dementia is being felt in the workplace. Alzheimers New Zealand chief executive CATHERINE HALL explains how employers can provide practical support for those who are affected.