A successful appeal against a Ministry of Health's application of the Funded Family Care policy could spell change for the policy, especially under a Government that has suggested a review is on the cards.
New research shows that the way older people think about ageing may have an impact on how likely they are to develop dementia.
Residents of retirement villages will be pleased to hear the Rates Rebate Amendment Bill has now received cross-party support after changes were made to the original version.
Calls for a new accessibility law will be heard at Parliament today.
Aged care worker and equal pay crusader Kristine Bartlett has been named a finalist for the 2018 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year award.
A Commonwealth Fund survey found older New Zealanders are in better health than older adults in the ten other countries surveyed, but a relatively high percentage of older Kiwis still face cost-related barriers to healthcare services.
Researchers have found that sleep plays an important role in improving brain function.
Social gerontologist Carole Gordon talks to JUDE BARBACK about why New Zealanders need to change their attitudes towards older people and embrace age-friendly policies in order to reap the benefits of the rapidly growing silver economy.
A group of older New Zealanders want to see the new Government take action on making changes to overseas pensions legislation, but Minister for Seniors Tracey Martin says they need to be patient as the new Government prioritises its actions.
The Government says it will enter equal pay negotiations for community mental health and addiction support workers.