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Posted on: 14th September, 2018

Enliven’s new Cultural Advisory Group to be led by Whanganui rest home

With more residents than ever making the decision to move to a rest home, Enliven has established a new Cultural Advisory Group to ensure staff are equipped with the skills they require to meet elders’ increasingly diverse cultural needs.

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Posted on: 6th September, 2018

Enliven home champions positive approach to ageing

Levin’s Sharon Honey may use a walker, but that, she insists, doesn’t mean she’s ‘old’. “I’ve had quite a few health challenges which come with age in the last few years, but in my head I still think of myself as middle-aged…definitely not an old lady!” says Sharon.

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Posted on: 6th September, 2018

Karori elders harness sewing skills in battle against plastic

Residents of Huntleigh Home are doing their part to help Karori go ‘plastic-free’. The elders recently joined forces with Boomerang Bags to make reusable bags for the community.

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Posted on: 6th September, 2018

Word of mouth makes Kowhainui Village stand out

It’s no secret that word of mouth goes a long way in Whanganui. For lifelong local Judy Titter, it helped make her decision to move to Enliven’s Kowhainui Village an easy one.

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Posted on: 6th September, 2018

Coombrae helps bridge the generation gap

A heart-warming partnership between residents of Coombrae Home and students from Feilding High is proving that friendship knows no age limit.

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