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A good year for policy?

Judith Davey 18/4/19 A new strategy for an ageing population In the April edition of the SuperSeniors Newsletter, the Minister for Seniors, Tracey Martin, talks about the new draft strategy for an ageing population. – Better Later Life – He … Continue reading

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Safety for older workers

Judith Davey 5 April 2019 Way back in 2003, Justine Cornwall and I prepared a scoping paper for the Accident Compensation Commission – The Implications of an Ageing Population for the ACC – through the New Zealand Institute for Research … Continue reading

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Ageing and the Future of Work

Judith Davey 22/3/19 In early March I attended a seminar in Wellington given by Professor Peter Gahan, Professor of Management at the University of Melbourne. It was entitled “Disruptive technologies: what might these mean for the future of work and … Continue reading

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Pointers for Policy in an Ageing New Zealand

Judith A. Davey 8/3/19 Recently I was in Wanaka, invited there to give the first of their four sessions entitled “Living in the Third Age: Navigating a changing demographic”, which continue through March. My title was as above – “Pointers … Continue reading

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Ideas on a revision of Positive Ageing Strategy

Judith Davey 22/02/2019 In January the Office for Seniors (OFS) published a summary of the submissions that they had received in the second half of 2018, with the title “Developing a new strategy to prepare for an ageing population”. These … Continue reading

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Loneliness – and the time of year

14/12/2018 Judith Davey Loneliness and social isolation can threaten the wellbeing of older people. They are particularly vulnerable due to deteriorating physical health, the death of spouses, partners, and friends, being more likely to live alone, and difficulty in getting … Continue reading

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