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Older people keen to make the Census count

The Census in its new online format can be daunting for older people, but one retirement village is helping residents through the process.

Social networking tool for older people wins award

A social networking tool designed to tackle loneliness one street at a time took out Australia's inaugural Senior Living Innovation Challenge.

Robots to aid recovery for stroke survivors

Australian researchers believe robots have the potential to guide the hands of stroke survivors to retrain the brain.

Rethinking village vehicles

It might not be too long before we see driverless cars in our retirement villages. Until then, electric vehicles car sharing networks could be the way forward.

InterRAI progress – and a farewell

DR JUDITH DAVEY reflects on the progress that has been made during her time on the interRAI Governance Board.

InterRAI pilot makes it easier for RNs to become assessors

A new partnership with Whitireia allows nurses to complete their interRAI assessor training as they do their Competency Assessment Programmes (CAPs).

New tool makes interRAI data come alive

interRAI assessment data is now more accessible and hands-on thanks to the release of a new data visualisation tool.

New interRAI standards a step in the right direction

The release of new National Standards for interRAI will help reduce duplication and help assessors to correctly use the assessment note fields.

“Terrifying, thought-provoking and pungent”: Day One of the NZACA conference

JUDE BARBACK reflects on the first day of the 2017 New Zealand Aged Care Association conference in Rotorua.

PARO the baby seal swims South

The robotic baby seal that shot to fame in the Selwyn Foundation, has now expanded its colony in the South Island.
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