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Taranaki rest home faces closure due to pay equity struggles

A Taranaki rest home is facing closure, citing struggles to stay viable in the wake of the pay equity legislation.

Research shows need to monitor people with dementia prone to wandering

New research looks at the number of missing people with dementia and concludes that an alert system should be applied to help monitor people with dementia who are prone to wandering

First retirement village for Auckland’s Pohutukawa Coast

The rapidly growing Pohutukawa Coast area in south-east Auckland will soon have its first retirement village.

Village people: Circle of friends make the move together

Baby boomers are creating their own rules for retirement living. Meet a group of friends who have made the decision to move into a retirement village all together.

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Retirement villages: can they address financial concerns in retirement?

Allain Kuys-Clarke suggests retirement village operators should consider the idea of removing weekly residents' fees with the aim of reducing financial concerns among those residents on limited incomes in retirement and thereby increasing their penetration into the seniors' market.




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