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The Value of Social Interaction

All my research and personal experience has shown that almost any form of interaction with other people is beneficial to our physical and mental health. Over the winter months it takes more effort to get dressed up to go out or tidy up to invite someone to visit but the getting ready and the subsequent interaction has so many benefits. And that is twofold – for you and the people you connect with.Unfortunately, two things have dominated our lives adversely over the last 10 years – internet d...

July 1, 2023

Who are we and what do we do?

It is distressing how many times I’m asked “What is Grey Power?” “What do they do”?Grey Power is an advocacy organisation striving to advance, support and promote the welfare and well-being of all those citizens in the 50 plus age group. This is being achieved in conjunction with other organisations or bodies with similar aims and purposes as it fights to protect the rights, security and dignity of superannuitants. Our mission is to be the most appropriate voice for all New Zealanders ...

June 1, 2023

"Easter Mayhem"

As we head into Easter, it reminds me of my younger days when our family often ended up on some wild cap adventures over the holidays. Adopting unusual pets was not uncommon – sheep, ducks, puppies, rabbits and even one of those tiny turtles that my mother thought were fascinating. Although Easter falls in the early autumn, it has an odd spring like feel to it – but with more urgency to get things sorted before the cold of winter sets in.There seemed to be more time back then to mow the lawn...

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