Sunday, June 23, 2024

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Urgent call for revised seniors driving licence procedures

Thanks to all who contributed to our research on what is happening nationwide for those aged 75 and older seeking a Medical Certificate to renew their licence. Your participation ensured that the initial interview on Nine to Noon was followed by 4 radio interviews and a TV interview, plus...

Jan Pentecost, QSM – Tireless Grey Power advocate steps down

Jan Pentecost has been a tireless advocate for seniors throughout her 14 years on the Federation Board. Initially she was the National Secretary, then stepped up as the first female president of Grey Power, four years ago. Her quiet determination to see the Federation as an effective advocacy organisation has...

Update your Covid Protection

It might not be making quite so many headlines these days, but unfortunately, Covid is still here. If you’re 65 or over, taking care of yourself is just as important as ever. The good news is, keeping up to date with the Covid vaccine can help protect you from serious...

Candidates for election at the AGM

This year’s annual general meeting election in July will see some new contenders for the top role. Two members – Gayle Chambers and Raymond Mudford – are standing for the seat of president that, as explained in our cover story, Jan Pentecost stood down from unexpectedly early. As well, Lew Findlay,...

The power of “We”

There’s a certain allure to the idea of vanishing into the unknown, a lone explorer forging their own path. But travel can also be profoundly enriched by the company of others. World Journeys create their range of small group hosted journeys with just this in mind! Unlike larger tours...

Budget 2024: Focused on essentials, delivering results

No bells. No whistles. Just the basics done well to rebuild the economy, restore law and order, and deliver better public services. That is what I have signalled for the upcoming Budget which will be unveiled on the 30th of May. We have listened as people have told us they are...

Fully escorted holidays tailor-made for the discerning 60+ traveller

Now is the perfect time to plan your next great escape. Travelwise Holidays is excited to introduce dazzling new tours alongside beloved favourites. They proudly present three fabulous Australian rail journeys and a special new tour to Japan. Enjoy a rail journey with fine dining, premium wines, and exceptional hospitality....

Note from the Editor

It is with great sadness that I join the chorus of well-wishers paying tribute to Jan Pentecost’s unexpectedly early departure from the presidency of the Federation. I understand there has been a flood of calls and emails acknowledging her departure and paying tribute to her long service on the board,...

Reversing skin damage is now possible at any age

It’s exciting to see Kiwi science leading the way, and cell biologist Dr Iona Weir’s Atopis range of skin care and dermatology is certainly doing just that. A New Zealand breakthrough in skin science Dr Weir’s globally patented Myrecil® ingredient activates a whole new cellular pathway that can reverse years of...

Time to tick off this bucket list beauty

Is travelling along 142 km of abandoned railway line through one of the most breathtakingly beautiful locations in New Zealand on your bucket list? If not add it straight in at #1. This is a must-do for travellers of any age and ability seeking one of the most authentic...
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