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Posted on: 14th November, 2018

Wainuiomata a revelation for centenarian

At 100 years young, Ken Longmore has lived through a lot of change—but it wasn’t until recently the centenarian realised how much Wainuiomata had transformed in the last few decades. “I’ve lived in and around the area for much of my life, but somehow I actually hadn’t been to Wainuiomata in about 50 years!” says Ken, who lives at Enliven’s Woburn Home in Lower Hutt.

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Posted on: 11th November, 2018

Variety the spice of life at Kandahar

Ask the residents of Masterton’s Kandahar Home what they love most about the home’s Happy Hour, and you’ll receive a host of answers. “The drinks are nice, but the music and entertainment are what I love, it’s music from our time,” says resident Helene Parmelee. “I love the company, the socialising. It’s about the people for me,” says villa resident, Diane Mount.

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Posted on: 8th November, 2018

New faces at the helm of Tawa’s Longview Home

The residents and staff of Tawa’s Longview Home have welcomed two new managers to the helm. Longstanding Tawa local Sue Daken has taken on the role of Home Manager, bringing strong managerial experience in the aged care, social service and public sectors. Sue is excited by the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of local elders.

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Posted on: 1st November, 2018

Elders at the heart of life at Cashmere

88-year-old Cashmere Heights Home resident Suzie Akers has experienced more than most in her life. Born in the hills of the Himalayas, Suzie lived through the Blitz bombing in England during her teens before migrating with her parents to New Zealand in 1948.

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Posted on: 30th October, 2018

Enliven home residents WoW community

The residents and staff of Enliven’s Woburn Home in Lower Hutt are still on a high after pulling off their colourful three-day World of Wearable Arts extravaganza last week. The highly-anticipated event, inspired by its world-renowned namesake, saw residents, volunteers and staff take on the challenge of creating wearable masterpieces using only recycled and donated materials.

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