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NZ ranks 10th in global ageing report

Laura Goodall posted in on October 1st, 2014.

New Zealand is the 10th best country in the world to grow old in, ranking above both Australia and the UK as part of an international assessment of how the elderly are faring globally. The Global AgeWatch Index 2014, carried out by researchers at HelpAge International and the University of Southampton, ranks 96 countries according to […]

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NZ ranks high in global ageing report – experts respond

Laura Goodall posted in on October 1st, 2014.

New Zealand is the 10th best country in the world to grow old in, ranking above both Australia and the UK as part of an international assessment of how the elderly are faring globally. The Global AgeWatch Index 2014, carried out by researchers at HelpAge International and the University of Southampton, ranks 96 countries according to […]

NZ Herald: Robot a new-age helping hand for elderly

Peter Griffin posted in on November 25th, 2009.

Beck Vass reports on the introduction of ‘Charlie’, a robotic caregiver, at an Auckland retirement village. An excerpt: (read in full here) “It is hoped that Charlie will soon have other robots to help him assist elderly residents by recording their blood pressure, reminding them to take medication and helping them get assistance if they […]

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