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.
Do the aged care and retirement village industries need to clarify their cost structures around premium rooms and aged care costs in general?
More New Zealanders than ever are dying in our rest homes, bringing demand for end-of-life care to an all-time high with no signs of slowing. But rest homes say that unless demand and expectations are accompanied by appropriate funding, the current situation is unsustainable. By JUDE BARBACK.
JUDE BARBACK talks to several attendees of the recent Healthcare Study Tour to the Netherlands about the highlights of their trip.
The rapidly growing Pohutukawa Coast area in south-east Auckland will soon have its first retirement village.
Baby boomers are creating their own rules for retirement living. Meet a group of friends who have made the decision to move into a retirement village all together.
Allain Kuys-Clarke suggests retirement village operators should consider the idea of removing weekly residents' fees with the aim of reducing financial concerns among those residents on limited incomes in retirement and thereby increasing their penetration into the seniors' market.
Summerset looks set to be the next Kiwi retirement village operator to expand into the Australian market, with the opening of an office in Melbourne.
Amanda Woolridge of XL Coaching says RVA conference delegates should prepare for an interesting journey of improving communication, leadership and self-discovery.
With Eldernet hitting the 20 year mark, Jude Barback asks founder ELEANOR BODGER about what inspired her to set up Eldernet and the changes she’s seen since.