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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: 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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Posted on: 19th March, 2019

Brightwater Home ‘like one big family’

When Herbie Makene first moved to Enliven’s Brightwater Home in Palmerston North in 2014, he wasn’t sure how he’d cope with the transition to rest home living. But with the support and encouragement of staff and residents at the Enliven home, Herbie says he’s come to embrace Brightwater as his home.

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Posted on: 2nd March, 2019

Renovations complete at Huntleigh Retirement Apartments

Karori retiree Graeme Bell is encouraging others to come enjoy the easy, independent lifestyle he’s discovered at Enliven’s Huntleigh Retirement Apartments. Apartments in the popular complex are now available following significant renovations.

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