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Pre-funerals – withdrawal from life or a celebration of positive ageing?

Judith Davey 16/11/17 Is long life a good thing or not? Human beings seem to be ambivalent. Over history and throughout the world, people have shown respect and support to eminent people by shouting “Long live……..”. In the Old Testament, … Continue reading

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Older People and Alcohol in New Zealand

Judith Davey What do we know about alcohol drinking among older New Zealanders? Very little, according to the Health Promotion Association (HPA).[1] The 2012/13 New Zealand Health Survey showed that around 82% of 55 to 64-year-olds, 79% of 65 to 74-year … Continue reading

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Introduction to Judith Davey

I cannot remember ever actually deciding what I was going to be when I grew up. After seeing the Tutankhamen exhibition in Cairo at the age of 10, I was determined to become an archaeologist. Then I read a book … Continue reading

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Welcome to ACNZ on Research!

A message from Age Concern National President, Evelyn Weir: On behalf of Age Concern I am delighted to introduce Dr Judith A Davey. Judith is an Age Concern New Zealand voluntary policy advisor and supports the organisation by contributing her … Continue reading

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