Many years ago Robert Hall promised himself that one day, when he had time, he would give back. He never forgot his promise.
Your adrenal glands release hormones that, among other things, cause your heart rate, breathing rate and blood pressure to increase.
In early December a team of ten employees from the Ministry for Social Development (MSD) offered us a day of their time before Christmas.
The benefit John receives from belonging to HomeShare “means a hell of a lot” he says, and positively impacts his life all week, not just on Fridays.
Alzheimer’s NZ recently contributed $27,670 to the Enliven HomeShare service in Canterbury. This contribution recognises that Presbyterian Support (USI) and Alzheimer’s NZ share the same goal of improving the quality of life for people with dementia and their care partners in New Zealand.
Sophie Havighurst is a child clinical psychologist and an Associate Professor at the University of Oslo in Norway and the University of Melbourne, Australia. Along with co-author Ann Harley, she developed the Tuning in to Kids Programme.
Tuning in to Kids is an international programme based on the research of renowned psychologist Dr John Gottman. TIK has been proven to improve parenting, parent-child relationships, children’s emotional competence, and behaviour.
Enliven and Family Works volunteers are vital to the work we do at Presbyterian Support—last year 297 volunteers donated 32,409 hours!
Men are more likely than women to become socially isolated because they have less contact with children, family, and friends.