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Preventing Falls & Maintaining Well-being In Ageing

Preventing Falls & Maintaining Well-being In Ageing

A fall can be devastating for older people. It can make them fearful of falling again, which stops them doing the things they used to do. This can lead to social isolation and even depression. Every year one in three people over 65 will fall. For people aged 80 and over, the risk increases to…

Mindfulness Retreat- 16th & 17 June

Mindfulness Retreat- 16th & 17 June

Brightening your inner clarity – A mindfulness meditation weekend retreat. Cost for the weekend retreat : $ 100 for the general public. $75 for our current volunteers, benefactors and unwaged. Payment by 1 June is needed to confirm enrolment. Vegetarian lunch is provided each day. Accommodation not provided.  At Amitabha Hospice on 16th and 17th June…

Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga

Laughter yoga is a unique style of yoga that involves laughing voluntarily. This new twist to the ancient practice of yoga is probably the only exercise routine that will leave you happier and healthier. It is an excellent cardio workout and what starts as a forced laughter becomes a real one and more contagious than…

Friends Of Amitabha applications NOW OPEN

Friends Of Amitabha applications NOW OPEN

Ever wondered how you could help Amitabha Hospice but don’t have the time or interest to be a Volunteer Caregiver? Maybe you are / have been involved with us in any other way and still like to continue supporting us. How about becoming a “Friend of Amitabha Hospice”? We would love to have your friendship…

Safe Refuge

Safe Refuge

Are you caring for an elderly or terminally ill loved one? Perhaps you are grieving a loss? Caring for elderly & terminally ill loved ones brings many day-to-day challenges, just as with every grief journey. Both can toss us around on dark, deep stormy seas – and other times we can moor for a time…

Understanding and Managing Pain

Understanding and Managing Pain

Learn how to take an active role in managing your own chronic pain! Join us as we teach you about pain management and its treatments, and let us help you explore different methods of coping pain through pharmacological and non pharmacological treatment methods in practice.

THE NEXT VOLUNTEER TRAINING STARTS on Wednesday 7 March 2018.

THE NEXT VOLUNTEER TRAINING STARTS on Wednesday 7 March 2018.

THE NEXT VOLUNTEER TRAINING STARTS on Wednesday 7 March 2018. The training is given on 8 consecutive Wednesdays from 7.00 – 9.30pm, at our training room in Avondale. Amitabha Hospice provides free care to the elderly & to people with life-limiting illness in every area of Auckland for a few hours a week. For information…

Fundraising Campaign. Help us to build a disabled toilet!

Fundraising Campaign. Help us to build a disabled toilet!

Today, we’re launching our 2017 Year-End Campaign. This campaign is launched to help raise funds to renovate our bathroom with a standard disabled toilet and vanity. Make a real difference to lives of many and please donate today for this worthy cause. Amitabha Hospice offers weekly day stay programmes to enhance the quality of life…

16Guidelines are back!

16Guidelines are back!

This 2-day Level 1 workshop will be facilitated by Wendy Ridley and Ecie Hursthouse. The focus will be on mindfulness and discovery using the 16 Guidelines (16G) which provide a framework for reflecting on the ways we think, speak, act and find meaning in life.

End of year celebration!

End of year celebration!

  When:  Sunday 3 December 12 – 2.30pm Where:Amitabha Hospice lounge area Bring: A plate of your favourite food

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