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Overmedication is injuring older people: world-first study

 

A world-first study reveals that over-medication increases the likelihood of older people falling and injuring themselves, which can lead to premature death.

 

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Living with Alzheimer’s – and a love of music

 

Amrita was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's, but her passion for music has helped her and her family.

 

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Combatting loneliness in older people

 

The Ageing Well project continues to investigate social isolation among older New Zealanders. In the meantime, perhaps we should consider preventative measures for combatting loneliness.

 

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The reason older people are slow walkers…and how to improve their walking

 

New research released today reveals why older adults often walk slowly and tire quickly. INsite asks physiotherapist Neil Barback how older people can improve their strength.

 

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Growing the Silver Economy

 

Social gerontologist Carole Gordon talks to JUDE BARBACK about why New Zealanders need to change their attitudes towards older people and embrace age-friendly policies in order to reap the benefits of the rapidly growing silver economy.

 

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No ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution to loneliness

 

INsite looks at measures taken to alleviate loneliness, something that affects 20 per cent of older New Zealanders.

 

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Neglect – the biggest abuse issue for the elderly

 

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The link between loneliness and dementia

 

INsite looks at measures taken to alleviate loneliness, something that affects 20 per cent of older New Zealanders.

 

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