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Here’s a little food for thought from our new positive ageing ‘cookbook’ Ageing is living: Recipes for life.

Positive role models and mentors, the people we admire and strive to emulate, could be thought of as the protein component of our recipe for life.  They are a source of strength, inspiration and wisdom that can help make our own reserves and resources go that much further.

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Food for thought on Curiosity

Here’s a little food for thought from our new positive ageing ‘cookbook’ Ageing is living: Recipes for life.

Curiosity adds fire and spice to life.  Like a good curry, it really gets the digestive juices flowing.

A good helping of curiosity keeps our brain cells ticking over and helps make life stimulating and meaningful.  It also has the effect of making us more interesting to other people.

Food for thought on Generosity

Here’s a little food for thought from our new positive ageing ‘cookbook’ Ageing is living: Recipes for life.

Life without generosity and reciprocity is like pavlova without eggs! 

Acts of giving and receiving bind us to others.  They add body, substance and strength to the communities we belong to. 

Age Concern is committed to promoting wellbeing, rights, respect and dignity for older people.

Through a national office and a nationwide network of 35 Age Concerns, we provide services, information and support to older people in response to local needs.

Our vision: all older people are valued and live in an inclusive society.  New Zealand is not there yet.  Our Briefing to Ministers and Members of Parliament focuses on the reasons why, including:

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