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New community housing for older people “sets the standard”

Construction gets underway on new community housing for older people in Henderson.

Hawke’s Bay retirement village chef takes out competition

Senior Lifestyle Cuisine cooking competition put chefs from retirement villages and aged care facilities through their paces.

“Lazy language” around retirement living options can be misleading

Village Guide founder Paula Bishop says its time to educate media and the general public about the correct terminology when talking about retirement villages and age care facilities.

Helping older Kiwis improve their financial know-how

Older New Zealanders are one of the groups that BNZ's Closed For Good will be focussing on today.

The truth about transition: helping older Kiwis make the right decisions

Last week, INsite looked at an Australian initiative to help people navigate the aged care and home care systems. Here, we explore two new innovative programmes that are helping people do the same here in New Zealand, but with a greater emphasis on what’s best for the person. By Jude Barback.

Why integrated villages tick the box for residents – and investors

New Zealand village operators recognise that providing a continuum of care is an important service for residents, particularly couples who fear separation as their health needs differ.

Rediscovering carers: new journal sheds light on those forgotten

Dr Michael Fine discusses the need to leverage the conversations around quality care and caring.

Ageless, Active, Aware: Minister witnesses benefits of senior exercise programme

ACC Minister Iain Lees-Galloway participates in Ryman’s Triple-A programme, which has recently received formal accreditation.

RVA Conference 2018 – let the good times roll

The focus on people at the Retirement Villages Association 2018 conference in SkyCity Auckland this week is an indication of how robust the retirement village industry is and how well it continues to perform. Jude Barback reports.

The A-Z of RVA Conference 2018

Jude Barback gives an alphabetical summary of some of the highlights of this year’s Retirement Villages Association conference.
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