Sites providing solutions
Information gives people the power to make informed choices. This includes providing information from how you can support your health to support services available to help you through situations you may encounter. Our aim is to provide practical reliable, evidence-based, and trust-worthy material.
Stay safe and stay up to date with the most reliable information about Covid-19
Unite against Covid-19 - The NZ Government's website for the Covid-19 response
Health Navigator - What you need to know about Covid-19, including the latest information and advice from the Ministry of Health
Ministry of Health - Covid-19 advice for older people and their family and whānau
Mental Health Foundation -resources and places to find information and tips on looking after mental health and wellbeing during Covid-19 and beyond.
Read more about Support Services which was published on our website during the initial stages and phases of the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which you might still find useful.
Being well in your world
Resilience is part of wellbeing. One way to build this strength is through the power of stories. Our own or others from around the world that make sense and are empowering. Our stories are crafted by The Selwyn Institute, providing information and insights that are educational, inspiring, and even entertaining. Read some of these stories below.
The big wide world just got different in a bigger way
Physically the world still looks the same but coming out of isolation has caused trepidation and certainly tentativeness among many. Among older people in particular this feeling at a time of re-emergence is universal. READ MORE
Remain connected through interesting online videos, podcasts, and interactive websites via our Wellbeing and Engagement section >> or the links below:
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Eating well to build immunity is important at all times, especially during colder weather to ward off coughs and colds, and when virus’s like COVID-19 are around. Visit the NZ Nutrition Foundation for support resources
Health ED focus on helping New Zealanders stay well, visit their website for information and a free booklet from Ministry of Health on ageing well.
Home Safety Kits, and important resources for reducing your falls risk at home, Live Stronger For Longer provides information for older people in regards to keeping yourself safe in and around your home.
Being well in your world:
Five insightful and energising actions to enhance wellbeing from The Mental Health Foundation.
The Wisdom of the Sages. How wise ones may have handled Covid-19.
Being safe in someone's arms. The place of hugging in a pandemic.
New Zealand has led the world in Covid-19 solutions, including research by world-class scientists.