Monthly Archives: March 2015

What can lead to disadvantage for older people?

Previously I quoted research that showed a comparatively low proportion of older people in New Zealand can be said to live in poverty. But, however small the numbers, we should still be concerned about them. What are the factors which … Continue reading

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Are older people disadvantaged?

We often hear claims for higher levels of support for older people in New Zealand, for special concessions and special services. And there are quite a lot of these already, ranging through the SuperGold Card public transport concessions, residential care … Continue reading

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