30Oct/18

NEW ZEALAND: Late‐Life Living and Care Arrangements of Older Filipino New Zealanders

New Zealand is rapidly becoming the host to an increasing number of ageing Filipino immigrants. Despite this sizeable population growth of ageing Filipinos in New Zealand, still very little is known about this ethnicRead More…

26Sep/18

Moving Backwards, Moving Forward: The Experiences Of Older Filipino Migrants Adjusting To Life In New Zealand

Source: International Journal Of Qualitative Studies On Health And Well-being Historically, global migration trends have shown a significantly lower proportion of older people migrating compared to younger age cohorts (United Nations [UN], 2016). However, moreRead 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…

30Jul/18

Life And Living In Advanced Age: A Cohort Study In New Zealand – Te Puawaitanga o Nga Tapuwae Kia Ora Tonu, LiLACS NZ: Study Protocol

Source: University of Auckland The number of people of advanced age (85 years and older) is increasing and health systems may be challenged by increasing health-related needs. Recent overseas evidence suggests relativelyRead More…

30Jul/18

How Family Caregivers Help Older Relatives Navigate Statutory Services At The End Of Life – A Descriptive Qualitative Study

Source: University of Auckland A key challenge in meeting the palliative care needs of people in advanced age is the multiple healthcare and social service agencies typically involved in their care. TheRead More…

02Jul/18

Rural Housing for an Ageing Population: Preserving Independence (HAPPI 4)

Source: Housing LIN Following the Inquiry by the APPG for Housing and Care for Older People, this report makes a number of ‘rural proofing’ recommendations to increase the quality, supply and rangeRead More…

02Jul/18

Falls And Depression In Octogenarians – Life And Living In Advsnced Age: A Cohort Study In New Zealand

Source: Journal of Primary Health Care Falls and injury have the most devastating consequences for very old people.  Depression may be a significant cause and consequence of falls. LiLACS NZ (Life andRead More…

31May/18

Effects of Functional-Task Training on Older Adults With Alzheimer’s Disease

Source: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity The aim of this study was to verify the effects of functional-task training on cognitive function, activities of daily living performance, and functional fitness inRead More…