21Sep/16

Talkin’ ’bout my generation

Source: INsite Magazine Jude Barback looks at the benefits, challenges, practicalities and limitations of intergenerational activities. It was “Poppa Jim” Battersby who inspired the agreement between Metlifecare and the Auckland Kindergarten Association (AKA).Read More…

16Sep/16

Knitting group helps North Shore Hospital’s delirium patients

Source: Stuff.co.nz Crafty knitters are helping nurses at Auckland’s Waitemata District Health Board with a special project. North Shore Hospital’s gerontology nurse specialists Elaine Docherty and Catherine Mounsey are hoping to raiseRead More…

15Aug/16

Meeting the dietary needs of older adults – exploring the impact of the physical, social, and cultural environment 

Source: National Academies Press On October 28-29, 2015, the Food and Nutrition Board convened a workshop, Meeting the Dietary Needs of Older Adults, in Washington, DC. Participants examined factors in the physical,Read More…