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Posted on: 7th April, 2020

Colour Your Day with Enliven

Enliven residents and staff are taking part in an inter-home colouring challenge, and are challenging their families to get involved too. Recreation Advisor, Davina Solomon, is encouraging people to take the time to discover the benefits of mindful colouring. “It’s great for stress relief or simply to pass the time while New Zealand is in lock down.” [...]

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Posted on: 29th March, 2019

Holistic care vital for elder-centred community

Enliven’s Kandahar Home is highlighting the importance of holistic care when it comes to supporting the region’s elders. Kandahar Home and Kandahar Court manager Peter Newman says the strong, positive links between the emotional wellbeing and physical health of older people are now well-established, although physical health is still often the focus of care.

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Posted on: 25th February, 2020

New retirement community for Wairarapa

Enliven’s Kandahar Home is highlighting the importance of holistic care when it comes to supporting the region’s elders. Kandahar Home and Kandahar Court manager Peter Newman says the strong, positive links between the emotional wellbeing and physical health of older people are now well-established, although physical health is still often the focus of care.

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Posted on: 27th March, 2019

Kelvin keeps up carving passion at Kandahar

For Masterton’s Kelvin Thacker, there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a few hours spent practising bone carving – and moving to a rest home hasn’t changed that one bit. With the support of staff at Enliven’s Kandahar Home, Kelvin has been able to carry on his passion in a specialised hobby area set up especially for him earlier this year.

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Posted on: 22nd March, 2019

Enliven encourages seniors to try Tai Chi

Many people agree that Tai Chi is a beautiful art form to watch. But it is also a great form of exercise which offers significant health benefits, especially for seniors. That’s why Enliven positive ageing services is inviting Wellingtonians to come along to its modified Tai Chi classes – and offering first-time participants who attend class on or before March 31st their first session free of charge.

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