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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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Posted on: 10th March, 2019

Tailored support helps elders enjoy the outdoors

It’s well-known that getting outdoors can make a big difference to our mental and physical wellbeing, whether that involves enjoying a picnic with friends, a relaxing day at the beach or simply soaking in the sunshine at home.

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Posted on: 16th March, 2019

Enliven helps elders find their joy

Many elders fear that advancing age means losing one’s independence and sense of self. But with the right support, there’s no reason elders can’t continue to lead happy, meaningful lives, says Coombrae Home diversional therapist Rachael Trembath.

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