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‘Belonging As An Ageing Asian’: The Selwyn Foundation Commends Research Into Challenges Facing Asian Seniors In Auckland

Monday, 27 May 2024, 3:46 pm | Selwyn Foundation

In Auckland, there are 31,353 Asians aged over 65. The three largest groups in this age bracket are Chinese (16,836), Indians (9,345) and Koreans (1,434). More >>

The Selwyn Foundation Launches $550,000 Respectful Ageing Innovation Challenge

Wednesday, 25 October 2023, 12:14 pm | Selwyn Foundation

The Selwyn Foundation has launched its inaugural Respectful Ageing Innovation Challenge, which will see $550,000 given to develop solutions to the complex problems seniors face. The Selwyn Foundation embarked on a transformation process two years ago, selling ... More >>

Seventy Years On – And Not Much Has Changed For Older People In New Zealand

Monday, 3 July 2023, 2:21 pm | Selwyn Foundation

The dire situation for over a third of NZ’s seniors highlighted in a new report by the Ministry of Social Development (MSD), the Social Wellbeing Agency (SWA) and the Ministry of Health (MOH) largely echoes how it was 70 years ago, says Denise ... More >>

Encouraging Creative Expression To Enhance Seniors’ Wellbeing And Engagement

Monday, 20 March 2023, 11:36 am | Selwyn Foundation

Joy, happiness, enthusiasm, a sense of contentment and satisfaction - just some of the sentiments expressed by seniors who’ve been taking part in a very special creative art initiative offered by registered charity The Selwyn Foundation in partnership ... More >>

The Selwyn Foundation Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

Tuesday, 26 July 2022, 3:22 pm | Selwyn Foundation

Denise Cosgrove has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of The Selwyn Foundation, one of New Zealand’s largest charities serving older people and their families. Ms Cosgrove, who is the current CEO of Presbyterian Support Northern, Auckland, will ... More >>

Chief Executive Officer Of The Selwyn Foundation To Retire

Monday, 28 March 2022, 11:53 am | Selwyn Foundation

New Zealand registered charity and specialist provider of services to older people, The Selwyn Foundation, announces that its Chief Executive Officer, Garry Smith, is to retire after ten years in the role. Mr Smith was appointed in April 2012, after ... More >>

The Selwyn Foundation Announces New Board Appointments

Monday, 7 March 2022, 11:45 am | Selwyn Foundation

The Selwyn Foundation has appointed Eru Lyndon and Dr Sue Watson as members of its Board, following the retirement of long-standing Board members Dr Peter Huggard and Helen Melrose. “The Board acknowledges Peter and Helen’s distinguished service, ... More >>

Successful Sale Equips The Selwyn Foundation For Major Philanthropy

Tuesday, 1 March 2022, 9:08 am | Selwyn Foundation

The Selwyn Foundation has completed the sale of its six retirement villages and its laundry operations to Metlifecare, enabling it to extend its charitable giving to a target of $100 million over the next 10 years. All staff and residents have ... More >>

Selwyn Foundation To Give Up To $100 Million To Vulnerable Seniors Following Agreement With Metlifecare

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 9:23 am | Selwyn Foundation

The Selwyn Foundation plans to increase its charitable giving to a target of $100 million over the next 10 years, following the proposed transfer of half of its retirement village capacity to Metlifecare. The proceeds of this sale will be ethically invested ... More >>

Cunliffe appointed as Chair of The Selwyn Foundation BoT

Monday, 3 February 2020, 3:48 pm | Selwyn Foundation

As President of New Zealand charitable trust The Selwyn Foundation, Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Auckland The Right Reverend Ross Bay has announced the appointment of The Hon David Cunliffe as the next Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. More >>

Reducing vulnerability in older people

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 11:46 am | Selwyn Foundation

Discover why resilience and vulnerability are increasingly part of the nursing agenda and how to help older people ‘bounce back’ from illness, injury and life’s setbacks at this year’s Selwyn Institute Gerontology Nursing Conference. More >>

Improving older people’s strength and wellbeing

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 2:26 pm | Selwyn Foundation

The Selwyn Foundation brings world-leading strength and balance technology to New Zealand to improve older people’s strength and wellbeing More >>

‘The Art of Belonging’

Monday, 10 December 2018, 12:05 pm | Selwyn Foundation

As part of The Selwyn Institute’s series of conference and experiential events focussing on loneliness and belonging in older people, art therapy students from Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design recently teamed up with guests of The Selwyn ... More >>

Celebrations for Wellington's new Selwyn Sprott Village

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 4:56 pm | Selwyn Foundation

Residents and staff of Sprott House retirement village in Karori joined Board Members of The Selwyn Foundation and Trustees of Sprott House Board to mark the village’s transfer of ownership to Selwyn and its new name ‘Selwyn Sprott Village’. More >>

2018 Ageing and Spirituality conference

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 10:41 am | Selwyn Foundation

An exciting line-up of acclaimed speakers will present on the theme of ‘Are we longing for belonging?’ at The Selwyn Institute’s 2018 Ageing and Spirituality conference on 1 November. More >>

New ageing strategy to highlight community connectivity

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 12:00 pm | Selwyn Foundation

New ageing strategy to highlight community connectivity In a keynote address at the 2018 Selwyn Centres Annual Conference, Director of the Office for Seniors, Diane Turner, told delegates that dramatic demographic changes in the senior community ... More >>

Selwyn Foundation to take over Sprott House

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 1:34 pm | Selwyn Foundation

Wellington’s Sprott House to come under ownership of The Selwyn Foundation Charitable trust, The Selwyn Foundation, and single site residential aged care and independent living provider, Sprott House Trust, have entered into a conditional agreement, with ... More >>

Sprott House to come under ownership of Selwyn Foundation

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 12:15 pm | Selwyn Foundation

Charitable trust, The Selwyn Foundation, and single site residential aged care and independent living provider, Sprott House Trust, have entered into a conditional agreement, with a view to Selwyn taking over the iconic Sprott House village in Wellington. More >>

Selwyn Oaks opening of $14 million Lees Centre

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 4:35 pm | Selwyn Foundation

Selwyn Oaks to offer new participatory style of residential aged care with opening of $14 million Lees Centre A new $14 million development offering residential aged care and retirement village amenities is to be opened by The Selwyn Foundation at ... More >>

Newly opened Moxon Centre leads the way

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 7:10 pm | Selwyn Foundation

Newly opened Moxon Centre leads the way in residential aged care A new $14 million aged care and retirement living residence has been opened by The Selwyn Foundation at Selwyn St Andrew’s retirement village in Cambridge. The three-storey Moxon Centre ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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