Thursday October 19, 2017
Seniors week E L D E R FA M I LY MAT T E R S
It’s your choice – live your life the way you want to. A Freedom Medical Alarm puts you in control with: • a direct connection to Wellington Free Ambulance • 24/7 monitoring by highly trained medical triage specialists • a trusted Government accredited provider • providing peace of mind for clients and their families
Since 2000, Elder Family Matters has established a reputation for providing exceptional care and support as you remain independent at home.
We work with you, to deliver a personalised approach that goes beyond the basics. Respite and short term care is easy with us. If your usual support
networks are taking a break over Christmas and Summer, we can be with you ensuring peace of mind. Call us to experience the EFM difference 0800 321 789.
FREEDOM MEDICAL ALARMS 0800 380 280 fredomalarms.co.nz
Choosing a Freedom Medical Alarm means you’re directly connected to highly trained emergency call takers at Wellington Free Ambulance… at the push of a button. If you or someone you care
about is living at home with a medical condition, a Freedom Medical Alarm provides reassurance that help and support is immediately accessible, even if the phone is out of reach. Now that’s peace of mind!
Be well connected in the Wellington and Wairarapa regions with a Freedom Medical Alarm - the only medical alarm directly connected to Wellington Free Ambulance and part of your community.
Counselling centre for older people
Affordable counselling for people 60 and over at our Newtown office or your home or rest home.
PHONE 380 2440 www.wellelder.co.nz
CO U N S E L L I N G F O R O L D E R P E O P L E WellElder provides specialist counselling for people over 60 (or 55 for Māori or Pasifika). We counsel individuals, couples, or family/whanau in Newtown, Porirua and Kāpiti and in clients’ homes or rest homes if travel is difficult. No issue is too big or too small
to be brought to counselling. Relationships, losing friends and family, living circumstances, memories, coping with daily life, anxiety, or depression are all issues where counselling can be helpful. We all face challenges as we age. We are never too old to learn new
skills, change behavior, and grow in insight and understanding. If would like to make an appointment or you are wondering whether counselling is for you, please feel free to ring us at the office to ask question and have a chat. You can ring us on (04) 380 2440, Tuesdays to Thursdays.
N E W TO W N M E D I C A L C E N T R E New Dermatology Clinic
• Skin Cancer • Mole checks • Skin surgery • Eczema • Psoriasis
• Itch • Acne • Urgent appointments available on request
Newtown Medical Centre warmly welcomes enrolled, new and casual patients and is committed to providing excellent health care to our community.
We are a part of the Newtown community and understand that because our community comes from many different places and different cultures, it is essential
to offer a level of medical care specially suited to each patient. To enrol with us please call 04 389 9955 or visit us at 33 Rintoul Street in Newtown.
ted to caring Commit for our community Aged care and support at home
Dr Giri Raj
Key services we offer: • Minor Surgery • Palliative care • ACC treatments • Skin checks & Surveillance • Integrative & Holistic Care • Long term Disease Management • Heart Health & Cardiac Rehabilitation • Family Planning, maternal & child health • Mental Health support (Counselling, Stress & Anxiety Management) • Travel medicine clinics including yellow fever immunizations
FRACP Member of NZ Dermatology Society MBCHB University of Auckland.
Southern cross aﬃliated Bowen Hospital Specialist Centre Crofton Downs | Ph 04 4990229 email@example.com
Opening hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm Mon - Fri 33 Rintoul Street, Newtown | Ph (04) 389 9955
Experience the difference. Call – 0800 321 789 www.elderfamilymatters.co.nz
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