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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 >>

Liam Butler speaks to Mike Ward, Artist, Adventurer

Tuesday, 31 December 2013, 11:36 am | ElderNet

You are involved in governance. What do you see the benefits for older people serving on boards etc? More >>

Liam Butler interviews NZAO President Andrew Sangster

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 3:50 pm | ElderNet

Andrew has a special interest in contact lens practice and is one the few accredited orthokeratology practitioners in New Zealand. Andrew has a post-graduate qualification in ocular therapeutics which enhances his primary eye health care. His other special ... More >>

Liam Butler speaks to Hon Jo Goodhew

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 3:52 pm | ElderNet

Now a Minister in the 2011-2014 National-led Government, Jo was elected as the Member of Parliament for Rangitata in 2008, having been elected to Parliament as the MP for Aoraki in 2005. More >>

Income , NOT Budgeting, is the Issue

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 5:04 pm | ElderNet

Tamara Baddeley is a home care worker in Wellington. A member of the Service and Food Workers Union, she has also been a spokesperson for the Living Wage campaign. Max Rashbrooke interviewed Tamara for this viewpoint. More >>

Liam Butler interviews Dr Courtney Clyne

Thursday, 5 December 2013, 5:03 pm | ElderNet

Dr Clyne's qualifications include a B.A., B.A.Hons., Masters, PhD in psychology, and P.G.DipClin Psych. She has a community public sex therapy practice in Nelson www.sextherapynelson.co.nz . More >>

Liam Butler Interviews Gary Chalmers

Monday, 25 November 2013, 12:35 pm | ElderNet

I sometimes hear the odd horror story of an older person resorting to using a carving knife to access their pills in their blister pack. What can you recommend to people to make it easier for them to open their blister packs? More >>

Eldernet Book Draw

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 12:37 pm | ElderNet

Fitzgerald's account of his work in the Antarctic is an entertaining read. He has captured the adventure using his own photographs and dairy notes and accounts from fellow scientists. The book reflects just how exciting being selected for such an ... More >>

Book Review: The Modern Family Survival Guide

Thursday, 26 September 2013, 2:20 pm | ElderNet

Nigel Latta is the clever clinical psychologist who has a popular following as he uses the best theories, intriguing case studies and good humour to give people tactics to cope with life’s testing times. More >>

Family crisis? SmartFIND Helpt with Eldernet

Thursday, 22 September 2005, 4:31 pm | ElderNet

Mum’s had a stroke! Where do you look for help in times of family crisis? SmartFIND it with Eldernet! More >>

 

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