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Entries for August 2013

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 NZ Herald By Anne Gibson 6/8/13

Three NZX-listed retirement businesses are in a big growth phase, with more than 1000 new units planned.



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TV3 News 8/8/13

A little ray of sunshine in a pill is playing a big part in reducing the number of falls in New Zealand rest homes.

A programme launched six years ago providing Vitamin D supplements to residents at aged care facilities is being hailed for helping cut falls and the severity of fall-related injuries by strengthening muscle and bones and improving posture and balance.  The Accident Compensation Corporation-led programme is now in 74 per cent of rest homes and retirement villages.



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Voxy NZ 13/8/13

Families in five North Island east coast communities will share their experiences about the end-of-life care of an older family member for a unique community study. Over the next three years, families and whänau will offer their experiences about the care received by older family members at the end of life.



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