Following are articles from Older Family Care, a special information section in our quarterly magazine for families supporting an older person. Some of these are large PDF files and may take a few minutes to download.
If you are thinking of living in a retirement village, consider your long-term care needs ... should you sign away your right to publicly funded support services?
By Sharon Mark
You don't need a drivers licence to operate a scooter; but stay safe with this free resource from Land Transport NZ.
Your community pharmacist offers many kinds of support!
Many older people can live at home with support from spouses, family, and friends. But this isn't always possible.
By Jean Colbeck, Guardian Health Care
How can we recognise and reward support workers?
Strategies for families that want to be there for older loved ones, even if they can't always be there in person.
By Deborah Duncan (Residential Care Line)
A geriatrician's caring journey with her parents has been a professional eye-opener.