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New report shows New Zealand needs a national plan for dementia

A new international report highlights the urgent need for New Zealand to implement the New Zealand Framework for Dementia Care.

Response: Residential aged care isn’t “broken”

Jude Barback responds to an editorial suggesting rest homes are not a good option for older people.

Demystifying the d-word: the need for death education in New Zealand...

While attitudes are slowly changing, the subject of death is still cloaked in stigma and taboo. JUDE BARBACK examines calls to educate children about death, dying and ageing.

Death: the symptoms of dying

How much do many of us actually know about the act of dying? FIONA CASSIE talks to palliative care specialist Brian Ensor about the symptoms of dying.

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