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The Selwyn Institute

In the spirit of ageing well

An open door policy to opening minds is a key part of our work. Resulting in our own conferences, seminars, learning and knowledge exchange events and others we support.     

We are growing with the field and helping it grow as well.   

Resilience will help you bounce back from life’s inevitable setbacks

Resilience is the ability to ‘bounce back’, or return to normal functioning, after an abrupt, or sustained, period of adversity.
As such this idea of a ‘struggle’ muscle is something that you gravitate to in youth to help cushion the blows that life inevitably delivers.
Or it is the subject matter of how elite people push on to achieve extraordinary feats, goals and accomplishment. So what makes resilience a matter of attention in the context of ageing?

Located in desirable Point Chevalier, Selwyn Village provides a fantastic lifestyle in a historic setting Located in desirable Point Chevalier, Selwyn Village provides a fantastic lifestyle in a historic setting

The Selwyn Series - Past Thoughts on Ageing Well

In 2016 we wrote a number of articles designed to provide insights into our experiences related to the ‘requirements’ of ageing well. Following is a synopsis of this work along with some fresh thinking that has been added to the mix.