2019 HOPE Selwyn Scholarships

Posted by on 25 February 2019

Through the generosity of our sponsors and the Friends of HOPE, we have been able to award each of the following scholars $6000, to support their work on an ageing related topic of research.

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HOPE Foundation Newsletter December 2018

Posted by on 21 December 2018

THE GENEROSITY OF people is what makes the HOPE Foundation function on a daily, monthly and yearly basis.

As we approach Christmas it is timely to thank those whose generous spirit has enabled us in the past year to provide 10 post graduate scholarships, 2 summer student scholarships, 1 travel grant, support to researchers to present at the NZ As­sociation of Gerontology conference, fund raise and have fun.

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Last meeting of the Hope Foundation Trust Board for 2018

Posted by on 16 November 2018

. Trust Board members at the last meeting for the year. Ten scholarships for on will be offered again in 2019.

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Housing alternatives for an ageing population in New Zealand: a resource assessment

Posted by on 25 September 2018

Fatemeh Faeze Yavari - Victoria University of Wellington - School of Architecture


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HOPE Update August 2018.

Posted by on 10 August 2018

New Zealand is the first country in the world that is proactively taking a ‘whole of system’ approach in falls prevention.

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Benefits of the Mediterranean Lifestyle

Posted by Dr Katherine Bloomfield Senior Lecturer/Geriatrician Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Auckland on 6 June 2018

It has been known for some time that the Mediterranean diet is beneficial for cardiovascular health and there is now growing evidence that it is also helpful in preventing and treating frailty. Think of food rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds, with moderate fish consumption, olive oil as the predominant source of fat and moderate wine intake with meals. Red and processed meats and dairy products are eaten less frequently.

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HOPE Foundation Newsletter May 2018

Posted by on 18 May 2018

Periodically the media focus on the care of older people in residential care.

While poor care is never acceptable, the media, NZ society and decision makers need to reflect on the wider context in which residential care is provided in New Zealand before laying the blame on individuals or “greedy providers.”

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