Ageing support

Ageing support

  • Support services and information for people as they age.
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Age Concern New Zealand(external link) 
Phone (04) 801 9338. Services, information and advocacy in response to local needs.

Agewell NZ – Age Concern North Shore(external link) 
Phone (09) 489 4975. Health Promotion for older people in New Zealand. 

Eldernet(external link)
Phone 0800 162 706 or email team@eldernet.co.nz. It is the most comprehensive online directory for services for older people in New Zealand.

Presbyterian Support (Northern area)(external link) 
Phone (09) 520 8600. Support to everyday New Zealanders as they face life’s challenges and build a better future for themselves and their families. With a focus mainly on children and their families, older people and people with disabilities.

SeniorLine (residential care info for over-65s)(external link)
Freephone 0800 725 463. Provides help at home – homecare, transport, safety, financial support and more.

St John Caring Caller(external link)
Freephone 0800 780 780 or email info@stjohn.org.nz. A free St John’s Caring Caller service that connects people who need a friend with people who have time to ring them to listen and chat, or check that all is well. Trained volunteers are matched with people with similar personalities or interests.

Office for Seniors Te Tari Kaumātua(external link) 
A gateway for older New Zealanders. A place where seniors can access useful, relevant and enjoyable information. With a range of information from getting out and about, cooking, health and wellbeing, to planning where you want to live. It includes an event section.

The Trust Tararua(external link)
A one-stop shop for supporting families through pregnancy, parenting, and family challenges for people living in the Tararua area. Phone 06 376 7608 or email admin@thetrust.org.nz.

60s Up Movement(external link)
Phone 06 323 4170 or email ireland.clan@inspire.net.nz. A body of senior members of the community made up of those who are active, usually retired, who meet to find new activities and friends through monthly meetings.

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