For many, a residential care facility is their final home - but as the number of elderly New Zealanders increases, will there be enough beds to meet demand?
Many older people looking to downsize sell their home and move to a retirement village. The ODT series on ageing continues with health reporter Mike Houlahan looking at some of the options.
A documentary produced to celebrate 100 years of Ross Home looking at its history, facilities, functions and commitment to the community.
Health boards have becoming increasingly tougher on assessing residents for aged-care funding and have a preference to fund home-care services, Forsyth Barr broker Lyn Howe says.
The equal pay increase approved by the Government this week is an aged-care sector-wide issue with significant ramifications given the potential pressure on operating costs for a sector battling to generate a satisfactory return.