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Interview With Professor Tanya Bryon

Friday, 15 August 2014, 3:21 pm | ElderNet

The Skeleton Cupboard $34.99 www.macmillan.co.nz is Professor Tanya Byron's account of her years of training as a clinical psychologist, when trainees find themselves in the toughest placements of their careers. Through the eyes of her naive and inexperienced ... More >>

Liam Butler interviews Professor Robin Fraser

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 3:25 pm | ElderNet

Emeritus Professor Robin Fraser ONZM, BSc, MB BS(Syd), PhD(ANU), MD(Otago), FRCPA keeps his interest in the liver sieve as visiting professor to the University of Sydney. This work is directed by Prof. David Le Couteur (Centre for Education and ... More >>

PM Key on benefits of a ‘rock star economy' to older people

Friday, 1 August 2014, 4:55 pm | ElderNet

The ‘rock star economy' title was one person's view and, while flattering, is certainly not how I would categorise it. More >>

Liam Butler interviews Hon David Cunliffe

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 3:43 pm | ElderNet

With older Kiwis comprising a growing proportion of New Zealand's population we all need to recognise the significant contribution they make to society - not only as taxpayers and consumers, but as employers, paid workers and volunteers. More >>

Interview: Geoff Chapple, Founding CEO of the Te Araroa Trust

Monday, 28 July 2014, 4:21 pm | ElderNet

This year Geoff has again updated his guidebook of Te Araroa Trail: The Long Pathway to include route changes. It is the official guide to New Zealand's greatest walk. Random House NZ $49.99 www.randomhouse.co.nz More >>

Ann Andrews QSM author of Positively Parkinsons

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 1:27 pm | ElderNet

Ann you live with Parkinson's and have written an insightful guide written in a confident and warm manner. How do you suggest people learn the most from their visits to their Doctors? More >>

Karen McMillan - Author of Dying: A NZ Guide for the Journey

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 5:19 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews Karen McMillan - Author of Dying: A New Zealand Guide for the Journey. More >>

Liam Butler interviews Dr Judith Davey

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 5:17 pm | ElderNet

The Institute for Governance and Policy Studies is a leading research organisation in New Zealand. What topics regarding older people are on your agenda? More >>

Liam Butler Interviews David Young

Saturday, 3 May 2014, 4:30 pm | ElderNet

David Young works independently as a writer, researcher and editor in the field of history and environment, most often in relation to freshwater. He was a journalist for 20 years, becoming deputy editor of the New Zealand Listener and then editor ... More >>

Liam Butler interviews Dr Stephen Neville

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 3:11 pm | ElderNet

One of the aims of the NZAG is to stimulate debate and action on improving the well-being of older-people. Many different stakeholders encourage older people to live in many different places. What should older people think about when they are looking at accommodation ... More >>

Liam Butler speaks to Barbara Stewart

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 5:04 pm | ElderNet

Barbara, what is a good example of how NZ First is improving the health and well being of older people in a fiscally prudent manner? More >>

Driving and Memory loss

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 5:23 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews Dr John Carmody and Dr Petra Hoggarth about driving and Memory loss. More >>

Angela Caughey - Author of Dealing daily with Dementia

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 5:07 pm | ElderNet

Angela Caughey began writing in the mid-1980s, and is the author of four previous books. For more than 12 years she took care of her husband, who had dementia. She read widely around the subject, but found that none of the books included the practical ... More >>

Liam Butler interviews Craig Potton

Friday, 7 March 2014, 4:48 pm | ElderNet

Craig is a photographer and conservationist who set up a Craig Potton Publishing in 1989 inspired by the success over the previous two years of Images From a Limestone Landscape, his and Andy Dennis's self-published tribute to the remarkable sea coast ... More >>

Interview with CEO Home and Community Health Asssociation

Monday, 10 February 2014, 3:09 pm | ElderNet

Julie Haggie is the Chief Executive Officer Home and Community Health Association. Its purpose is to provide a national voice that promotes and advances excellence, partnership and sustainability for the home and community sector. More >>

Liam Butler interviews RSA CEO David Moger

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 3:04 pm | ElderNet

David, you have stated that your focus is in the development and implementation of the RSA strategy, and to ensure that the RSA movement is relevant and thriving as we move into your second century of operation. What parts of RSA are working well ... More >>

Liam Butler talks to CEO of NZ Food and Grocery Council

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 1:51 pm | ElderNet

Katherine Rich is the CEO of the New Zealand Food and Grocery Council, the industry body representing food and grocery manufacturers and marketers. Deborah Cohen is a senior natural scientist at US think tank Rand Corp. and the author of the forthcoming ... More >>

Reuben Thorne reviews John Kirwan's Book 'All Blacks Don't C

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 5:09 pm | ElderNet

Thank you to BUPA for donating the book to raise awareness about Mental Wellbeing with Older People and Health Professionals. More >>

Liam Butler interviews Sue Pollard, Julian Jensen

Monday, 13 January 2014, 2:47 pm | ElderNet

Sue Pollard qualified as a dietitian and worked in many areas of the profession, from clinical to diabetes to community services before gravitating to food service management. Her career progressed to more general health management roles from the ... More >>

Review: Brief guide to walking the Otago Central Rail Trail

Tuesday, 7 January 2014, 5:26 pm | ElderNet

The 150 kilometre Otago Central Rail Trail is covered well in 22 pages by Heather Kinsey. It was around this time of year when Heather walked the Otago Central Rail Trail with her friend, aged 70 who described herself as "moderately fit". In seven ... More >>

 

 

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