2018 NZAG Conference – SAVE THE DATE

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 NZAG Conference will be held:

 

2018 NZAG Conference: The Mosiac of Ageing

 

6-8 September 2018

Ellerslie Event Centre

Auckland

 

Save the date and watch this space. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

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OnOctober 24, 2017, posted in: Gerontology Events, Home page feature, News by

Pre Christmas High Tea

5 November 2017, 3:30pm
Parnell, Auckland

The Friends Committee of The HOPE Foundation invite you to join them for a wonderful afternoon, with mulled wine, tea, musical entertainment and socialising. All proceeds go to research on ageing.

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Please RSVP by 27 October 2017

 

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OnOctober 24, 2017, posted in: Gerontology Events, News by

Professors Tom Scharf & Vanessa Burholt

NZAG in conjunction with AUT Centre for Active Ageing and Victoria University of Wellington are hosting two international visiting scholars. All NZAG members are invited to the arranged events and presentations.

31 October 2017, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Victoria University of Wellington

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RSVP: igps@vuw.ac.nz

AND

 

2 & 3 November 2017
AUT North Campus

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Please RSVP by 25 October 2017 to Marie Fitzsimons at AUT.

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OnOctober 24, 2017, posted in: Gerontology Events, Home page feature, News by

Cross Cultural Interest Group Presents

11 October 2017, 6pm – 8:15pm
Independent Living Service Auckland

Identification and Management of Elderly Asians at Risk of Suicide in the Community and Nursing Homes

This session will be accessible concurrently on the webcast or by video file for those who are unable to attend in person.

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OnSeptember 21, 2017, posted in: Gerontology Events, Home page feature, News by

AUT Dean’s Event: The United Nations International Day of Older Persons

29 September 2017, 5pm – 7pm
AF116 and Foyer, AUT North Campus

Tapping the talents, contributions and participation of older persons in society.

Auckland University of Technology invites you to a lively conversation of how older people in Auckland’s diverse ageing community are contributing to research and practice for ageing well.

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OnSeptember 21, 2017, posted in: Gerontology Events, Home page feature, News by

International aged care: a quick guide

Source: Parliamentary Library (Australia)

This guide focuses on formal, government-approved care for older people. It does not cover informal care (such as care provided by relatives) or retirement villages.

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OnSeptember 21, 2017, posted in: News by

Inaugural NZAG & AAG Trans-Tasman Online Symposium

Australian Association of Gerontology and New Zealand Association in Gerontology are hosting this inaugural half day online symposium.

AAG and NZAG have has brought together leaders and experts from Australia and New Zealand to share with you the latest in ageing research and practice from the comfort of your office or home.

 

Find out more here >

REGISTER HERE >

 

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OnJune 19, 2017, posted in: Gerontology Events, Home page feature, News by

11 Signs It Might Be Time for Assisted Living

Source: Caring.com

The decision to help an aging adult move out of a current home is a complex one — both emotionally and practically. Above all, you want the person to be safe and well. How can you all feel more confident about whether circumstances suggest that your loved one should no longer be living alone?

Although every situation is different, looking at the following 11 signs will give you valuable information to help make the decision.

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OnMay 29, 2017, posted in: News by

The way to fix an ageing society is by redefining who is old

Source: Stuff.co.nz

When do you become a senior citizen?

That’s an increasingly important question in Japan, the world’s oldest nation, where the challenge is to keep people healthy and productive as they live longer.

The answer should be 75, ten years older than many people think now, according two groups of medical experts who specialise in ageing.

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OnMay 29, 2017, posted in: News by

Music, singing and wellbeing: what works?

Source: What Works Wellbeing

What music and singing interventions work to improve wellbeing of adults? This research looks at all the available evidence to support better decision-making.

These summaries look at music and singing for healthy adults, and those living with diagnosed conditions and dementia.

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