Gillian Eadie in NZ Herald

(Click blue heading to view news cutting) Herald article Ross Barrett, Writer You’ve forgotten where you left the car keys or whether you turned the iron off before leaving home – both familiar predicaments often referred to as a ‘senior moment’. But Auckland-based...

Memory Tune Winners!

Congratulations! We heard some wonderful stories from readers and it was very difficult to choose our finalists. Thank you to everyone who entered and we look forward to continuing to support you.   And the winners are: Sue Saunders, Whangarei Diane Mills,...

Can you read these faces?

Quickly describe the emotions depicted here …..   Need some help? Line 1: Thinking, Tears of joy, Shush – it’s a secret. Line 2: How awful! Sad and pensive, Happy Line 3: Super happy and hugs, Screaming in fear, Surprised, Oh no! Line 4: Nervous or smiling...
Why can’t I remember young people?

Why can’t I remember young people?

Dr Allison Lamont answers this common common query. I have no trouble with people my own age! Of course, I’m an ‘oldie’ …….. One of the exciting aspects of our wonderful brain is its ability to adapt to the tasks we need it to do. Growing new brain...

Growing old has its upsides, too!

By Timi Gustafson, R.D. Old age is no laughing matter. Inevitably, it comes with decline and decay, perhaps disability and loss. On the other hand, there are also opportunities to enjoy one’s later years when they are no longer occupied with goals and ambitions, tasks...