With Auckland in Level 3 restrictions, and the rest of the country in Level 2, Te Pou offices are now closed. However, our team is working from home, and can be contacted by email or phone as usual - see our staff contact page for details. Stay safe everyone.

With Auckland in Level 3 restrictions, and the rest of the country in Level 2, Te Pou offices are now closed. However, our team is working from home, and can be contacted by email or phone as usual - see our staff contact page for details. Stay safe everyone.

Older adults in New Zealand - population changes, health, service use and workforce needs

Publication date: 1 September 2011

This document is an introductory guide to older people's health needs. It outlines challenges for leaders, managers, planners and funders. It explores characteristics of the older adult population along with caregiving, health care needs, service use, workforce demand and interventions to improve older persons’ and caregivers’ quality of life.