Last word… Graham Wilkinson

President of the Retirement Villages Association (RVA) Executive Committee GRAHAM WILKINSON looks at what lies ahead for the retirement villages industry.

On the soapbox… Dick Williams

DICK WILLIAMS of the Retirement Village Residents Association urges residents to sit up and take notice.

Let’s snoop around… Aspen Care

JUDE BARBACK finds Tauranga’s Aspen Care Rest Home in the middle of exciting changes.

Neglect – the biggest abuse issue for the elderly

This month it was Elder Abuse Awareness Week, and the spotlight was put on how we treat our elderly as a community and what constitutes abuse. BRIEN CREE, managing director of Radius Care, explores the issue.

Up close and personal with… Simon Wallace

JUDE BARBACK meets the new chief executive for the New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA), Simon Wallace.

Last word… Brien Cree

Radius Care managing director BRIEN CREE is concerned that District Health Boards (DHBs) are not passing on superannuation increases to aged care providers and says it’s time for providers to get their funding directly from the Government, and take DHBs out of the equation.

In your expert opinion…

INsite asks experts in the retirement villages sector about industry trends, business decisions, investor information and legal advice.

Let’s snoop around… Acacia Cove

JUDE BARBACK finds a cheeky bunch of residents on her visit to Acacia Cove retirement village.

Let’s snoop around… Ranfurly Village

JUDE BARBACK visits Ranfurly in Auckland and gets the low-down on the home’s targeting by Campbell Live.

Let’s snoop around… Greenwood Park Lifestyle Village

JUDE BARBACK joins residents, locals, and Metlifecare bosses for the opening of a new walk at Tauranga’s Greenwood Park.


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