MAX REID draws attention to the growing demand for a service model that addresses the specific needs of older people with both age-related and mental health needs.
Exercising for 30 minutes four times a week may delay brain deterioration in people likely to develop Alzheimer's, scientists have shown. Researchers from the University of Texas found that people who had an accumulation of...
A social networking tool designed to tackle loneliness one street at a time took out Australia's inaugural Senior Living Innovation Challenge.
Andrea Allott is village manager at Bupa’s Ballarat Retirement Village in Rangiora. INsite asks her about the path she took to get into this role, what she loves about her job, and what she’d like to see change in New Zealand’s aged care and retirement industries.
Speaking today at Alzheimers New Zealand’s annual conference, chair Dr Ngaire Dixon says the Government needs to address dementia in next year’s Budget.
Responding to calls by residents for full capital repayment upon vacation of a retirement village unit, Metlifecare chief executive GLEN SOWRY says it is not good business to do anything other than the current practice of repaying the resident once the unit has been refurbished and resold.
This year’s Age Related Residential Care (ARRC) Contract negotiations have gone some way to help protect residential aged care providers from the damaging effects of pay equity – however, with the averaging formula still in place, there will continue to be providers who suffer as a result of the settlement.