Nurses' Union calls for fairer funding to rest homes

The New Zealand Nurses' Organisation (NZNO) wants the government to come up…


Aged Residential Care Funding Model Review a ‘reallocation exercise’ says NZACA

The New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) has welcomed the work on a report…


Dementia Care Specialisation within levels 3 & 4 programs launched

Specialist dementia care study options within New Zealand Tertiary College’s…


A Beautiful mind: What people with Alzheimers can teach us

North Auckland farmer Fergus Riley has uncovered many important lessons in…


There's no excuse for the way aged care nurses are undervalued by the Government

OPINION: Why are registered nurses who work outside of district health boards…


Poor sleep quality in 50's, 60's increases risk of Alzheimers

Washington D.C. [USA], June 28 (ANI): People who report the poor quality of…


Ground breaking research into motor-neurone disease

New Zealand has the highest motor neurone disease death rate in the world –…


Call for compensation after rest home subsidy stuff-up

One man's five-year legal battle with the Ministry of Social Development over a…


Budget 2019 health losers: Cancer, dementia, maternity and hearing impaired

Budget 2019 health losers: Cancer, dementia, maternity and hearing…


How to combat Alzheimer's and Dementia

Brainfit for Life™ was created by Auckland sisters Dr Allison Lamont…


Government letting down the aged care sector - opinion

Aged residential care seems to me to have become the Government's forgotten…


Consultation opens on draft ageing strategy

People are being encouraged to have their say on a new draft strategy that has…


A doctor explains why your brain needs sleep

Adequate sleep is crucial for almost every bodily, psychological and cognitive…


Time to address our rapidly ageing population

It's time for the Government to muster the courage to introduce policies…