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The Eldernet Group Provides Greater Transparency About Residential Care Costs With Website Upgrade

Friday, 24 March 2023, 3:12 pm | ElderNet

The Eldernet Group has taken the guesswork out of knowing the cost of residential care, thanks to an upgrade to the search function on its website. The Eldernet Residential Care website, which allows older people and their family/ whānau to find information ... More >>

Representation Matters: The Eldernet Group Encourages All New Zealanders To Participate In 2023 Census

Thursday, 16 February 2023, 12:31 pm | ElderNet

The saying ‘actions have consequences’ is one we’ve heard many times. But when it comes to the 2023 Census, it’s inaction that could have particularly significant consequences for you and the people you love. As our population grows older, it is ... More >>

The Eldernet Group’s ‘older Person’s Bible’ Keeps Older Kiwis In The Driver’s Seat

Monday, 12 December 2022, 4:20 pm | ElderNet

The release of the latest Where from Here He Ara whakamua handbooks sees The Eldernet Group mark more than 30 years of what is commonly referred to as the ‘older person’s bible.’ The books provide essential information for older people at every stage ... More >>

New Search Functions On Simplify The Process Of Choosing A New Home

Monday, 21 November 2022, 10:05 am | ElderNet

For those looking to make the move to a retirement village, The Eldernet Group have made the process even easier by adding new search functions to its website. is New Zealand’s most comprehensive guide to ... More >>

New Search Function On Eldernet Helps Families Struggling To Find Available Care Home Beds

Monday, 3 October 2022, 10:57 am | ElderNet

The process of finding available care home beds in New Zealand has been made easier for older people and their family/whānau, thanks to The Eldernet Group’s upgraded online bed vacancy report. This free service allows any internet user to access a ... More >>

The Eldernet Group Celebrates 25 Years Of Empowering People

Friday, 12 August 2022, 3:02 pm | ElderNet

All great ideas have humble beginnings. Apple, Amazon and Google all started in suburban garages, while Facebook and computer company Dell were created in college dorm rooms. Similarly, in its early days The Eldernet Group operated out of a bedroom ... More >>

The Ministry For Disabled People Could Spell The End Of An Ageist System

Monday, 22 November 2021, 10:11 am | ElderNet

The announcement of a new Ministry for Disabled People no doubt came as welcome news to the more than 1 million disabled people in New Zealand. The new Ministry promises to fix the “broken’ disability system” which puts too many barriers ... More >>

The Eldernet Group Proves SMEs Are Thriving Against The Odds

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 4:02 pm | ElderNet

Turning 25 is an occasion every business should celebrate. Yet it will be a particularly significant milestone for The Eldernet Group, given the company has spent the previous decade operating from one of the suburbs hardest hit by the Christchurch earthquakes. ... More >>

Why the end of cheque services might be worth worrying about

Saturday, 29 June 2019, 10:40 am | ElderNet

Recently Kiwibank announced that their cheque service will cease on February 28, 2020. There has been little discussion about this and there’s likely to be a landslide effect. Where one bank goes; others will follow. More >>

Digital Drop off – a phenomenon we should be talking about

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 9:42 am | ElderNet

Research argues that the number of internet users over 65 years old is on the rise and has been for some time. This is used by many to justify committing to digital policy and the online world, even for services for older people. More >>

QSO recipient working to liberate us all from ageism

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 9:56 am | ElderNet

Eleanor Bodger, Director and Founder of Eldernet and Care Publications was appointed a Companion of the Queen’s Service Order in the 2019 New Year Honours List for her services to seniors and her community. More >>

Eldernet releases moderated Aged Care Feedback System

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 10:12 am | ElderNet

Eldernet is today announcing the launch of its new nationwide Review System. The public will be able to post online comments about Aged Residential Care facilities and share their thoughts with others. More >>

Liam Butler interviews Tim Bently

Friday, 17 April 2015, 2:53 pm | ElderNet

To what extent are NZ organisations prepared to positively and productively engage in an aging workforce? More >>

Interview: Rural Women New Zealand’s Margaret Pittaway

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 5:14 pm | ElderNet

In 1994, the health and social policy ministers of OECD countries reached an agreement on the overall objective of policies for the care of frail older people: More >>

NZ Brain Research Institute’s Kate Russell Q&A

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 12:02 pm | ElderNet

Living with Parkinson's disease didn't hamper local businessman, Cas van der Veer's drive toward success and indeed his determination to live his life well with the condition allowed him to accumulate an estate that has enabled the NZBRI to carry ... More >>

‘Ageing workers’ and their employers

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 2:11 pm | ElderNet

Liam Butler interviews ergonomist Marion Edwin about ‘ageing workers’ and their employers. More >>

Liam Butler Interviews Global Women NZ Member Judith Collins

Friday, 6 March 2015, 11:45 am | ElderNet

How does Global Women New Zealand achieve its objectives of supporting and encouraging those women who are already making an exceptional contribution to the New Zealand economy and creating a pipeline of next generation women leaders who through their ... More >>

Interview with author Lloyd Spencer Davis

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 10:46 am | ElderNet

Part memoir, partly the research of a field biologist, Professor Penguin could be called ‘How Penguins Shaped My Life'. Based on journals kept during Davis's years of working with penguins in the wild, the story takes readers to remote locations: ... More >>

Interview: Nelson Regional EDA

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 2:04 pm | ElderNet

The economic opportunities presented by an ageing population are many and varied. I think it is important to say at the beginning that people need to focus on positive outcomes and on using positive language when discussing this topic. More >>

ElderNet Interview - PHARMAC Chief Executive Steffan Crausaz

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 2:28 pm | ElderNet

Steffan Crausaz has been Chief Executive of PHARMAC since 2012, having previously led PHARMAC's commercial and health technology assessment activities. Before joining PHARMAC in 2003, Steffan trained as a pharmacist in the UK. He also worked in the ... More >>





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