Event Cancelled - Danish House on Sunday September 19th

Posted by on 4 September 2021

Dear Friends of the HOPE Foundation,

It is with sadness that we inform you of the cancellation of the advertised event we were to hold at Danish House on Sunday September 19th.

We had planned an afternoon coffee date with dance, song and an interesting presentation from our HOPE Scholar, Alison Talmage. All this will have to wait until we are out of lockdown.

Keeping  the rules of lockdown is important but so is keeping well and mentally balanced, as the impact of reduced social contact is felt.

In the meantime, keep safe, stay strong, share with others on the phone.

We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing you in the future when our world is safer.

With kind wishes,

Karen Andersen Yates
Friends Committee of The HOPE Foundation

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Small Project Grant 2021

Posted by on 19 July 2021

The HOPE Foundation is a charitable trust established to prepare New Zealanders for an ageing future. The objectives of the HOPE Foundation include:

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Save the Date - Knowledge Exchange Day 2021

Posted by on 16 July 2021

knowledge21Friday October 15 2021
Room 501 010
School of Medicine
Park Rd Grafton , Auckland

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Hope Foundation Newsletter June 2021

Posted by on 7 July 2021

Older Kiwis are resilient – but we all need to support the vaccine

Welcome to the HOPE Foundation newsletter. I hope you enjoy reading about our Scholars’ work.

While they are all passionate and enthusiastic about their re- search, I particularly like the work of Camille Prigent, who has found a positive aspect to the Covid Pandemic – see below. Older people are resilient and adaptable, often using technology to keep in touch.

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2021 Hope Foundation Scholarships Announced

Posted by on 19 March 2021

We are fortunate this year, due to the generosity of our sponsors and the Friends’ of HOPE, to once again be able to offer 12 University scholarships for research into ageing related study.

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Choir Online is Better than No Choir At All!

Posted by on 17 March 2021

Responses of Adults with Neurological Conditions to an E-Choir Initiative during Covid-19 Lockdown in New Zealand.

Presentation to Brain Cognition Emotion Music Conference UK by Auckland Univerisity Centre for Brain Research

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Hope Foundation Newsletter January 2021

Posted by on 9 January 2021

Covid has shown us the real value of collaborative research

MERRY CHRISTMAS, Happy New Year and Happy Holidays.

What a year 2020 has been! Covid 19 has had an impact   on everyone. There has been a massive escalation in our knowledge about this virus and I think it is pertinent to stop and think about how well trained researchers and scientists have worked together to make the progress to date.

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Don't be a stranger on your street

Posted by on 5 April 2020

Auckland gerontologist Professor Ngaire Kerse is the Joyce Cook Chair in Ageing Well at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. Here, she shares her thoughts on how to help our older relatives and neighbours feel less isolated during the Covid-19 crisis.

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2020 HOPE Foundation Scholarships

Posted by on 28 February 2020

We are fortunate this year, due to the generosity of our sponsors and the Friends” of HOPE, to be able to award a record number of twelve $6000 University scholarships for research into ageing-related study, for 2020

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Research News

Posted by on 7 February 2020

My House, Our House, Their House: A Case Study of Shared Social Housing for Older Women.

Robyn Barry PhD.

In 2013, a Community Housing Provider opened two specifically designed five bedroom houses for older women to share. The women rent their own bedroom, with an ensuite and deck, and manage the other communal spaces with each other.  There was, and still is, widespread interest in what has been hailed as an innovative way of accommodating the increasing number of older renters for societies that are facing significant challenges with their ageing populations, loneliness and housing.

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