Rest homes are starting to replace their floor hoists with ceiling hoists to benefit from the improved safety, efficiency and resident experience.
Heart-broken Clown Doctors are making an appeal for $100,000 via a GiveaLittle campaign so they can keep going the charity that provides laughter to sick children and the elderly. By FIONA CASSIE.
The number of new nurses being employed by rest homes and aged care hospitals through mentored new graduate programmes has fallen this year – despite keen applicants still job-hunting.
'Gymtimidation' is a thing of the past for older adults with the launch of a new fitness programme that has been dubbed 'Netflix for fitness'.
In the run-up to the annual South Island Stroke Study Day, we share this story of a husband and wife who are both stroke survivors...
Heart Foundation GP Champion FRASER HAMILTON talks about atrial fibrillation (AF) – one of the fastest growing forms of heart disease.
As part of the Ageing Well National Science Challenge, a team of Otago University researchers are investigating the impact of pain on older people's lives - and what we can do about it.
From hoists to home theatre systems, from commode chairs to commercial ovens, aged care and retirement village providers will find everything they need at a massive aged care equipment auction in Auckland this month.
Research shows that older people are unaware that most people can eat eggs everyday, suggesting many are missing out on an excellent source of protein.
Bug Control New Zealand Ltd Infection Control Advisory Service discusses CRE, the next big bug about to hit New Zealand, and what care facilities can expect.