16Aug/19

Grants Available for Age-friendly Community Projects

Applications are now open for Community Connects grants. The Community Connects fund supports communities to become Age-friendly. We offer grants up to $15,000, from an annual budget of $100,000. There are upRead More…

26Feb/19

NZAG & AUTCAA present Professor Simon Biggs & Dr Irja Haapala-Biggs

Workshop on ‘Dementia in the Public Domain: findings of a three-year research study and future directions’. Saturday, 6 April 201910:00am – 1:00pmAUT North Shore Campus, Room AJ100 Professor Simon Biggs -Professor ofRead More…

04Dec/18

Age-Friendly and Inclusive Volunteering – Review of Community Contributions in Later Life

Source: Centre for Ageing Better The review of Community Contributions in Later Life was led by the Centre for Ageing Better in partnership with the Office for Civil Society, part of theRead More…

04Dec/18

Comparison of Psychosocial Variables Associated with Loneliness in Centenarian vs Elderly Populations in New Zealand

Source: JAMA Network   Loneliness is associated with reduced health-related quality of life and increased morbidity and mortality. Centenarians are a unique group to study as a model of successful aging; examinationRead More…

02Aug/18

Positive Ageing Strategy and a Constitution for Older New Zealanders: Informing the discussion in 2018

The purpose of this event is to facilitate informed discussion around the new Positive Ageing Strategy and contemplate the role of a Constitution for Older New Zealanders. A number of excellent guestRead More…