This page brings together resources, research and services that focus on the health of older people in the Waikato and those who care for them.
Older people are - or should be - valued members of our families and communities.
As more people live longer, there is a need for more resources, more research and more health services to to support those affected by age-related health conditions and to promote healthy ageing.
The proportion of New Zealanders aged between 65 years and over projected to grow from 11 per cent of the total population in 1991 to 21 per cent by 2031
In the news
Items from Waikato DHB's News section relating to the health of older people(external link)