A United States survey revealed that 39% of people who have yet to retire have not started saving for retirement. How does that compare to New Zealanders?
The feared exit of aged care nurses to DHBs is eventuating, says the New Zealand Aged Care Association. One facility manager, working nights to cover roster gaps, fears the pay gap could “bleed aged care dry”. The nurses’ union NZNO argues that migration is not the answer.
Driverless cars, robots, sensors and virtual reality – these are just some of the ways technology are predicted to help improve the lives of older people. IBM’s Professor Lori Hand looks at what it’s going to take to get new and emerging technologies like these into our communities.
Professor Takanori Shibata, an artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics pioneer from Japan, was presented the 2018 Ryman Prize by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
More investment in the aged care nursing workforce is the answer to shortages, argues Monina Hernandez, not channelling migrant nurses into a specialty that may not be their preferred choice.
Fifty years ago in many areas of production from vineyards to warehousing to cars, there was a large labour intensive component. Routine repetitive tasks...