Welcome to Age Concern Wanganui 

Age Concern Wanganui is part of the Age Concern New Zealand network of councils throughout New Zealand. Age Concern Wanganui was established in 1978 under the name of the Wanganui Regional Council for the Ageing.
It became an incorporated society on 1 August 1980 and was renamed as Age Concern Wanganui Incorporated on 26 October 1989.
Age Concern Wanganui Inc became a registered charity on 16 June 2008 (Reg: # CC25886) under the Charities Act 2005.

Age Concern is a community based not-for-profit organisation dedicated to enhancing quality of life for older people. Each council offers a variety of services and information to help meet the needs of older people, families and communities in their area.

Elder Abuse Response

30 Jun 2017

Media Release

New Service for Elder Abuse Response
Age Concern New Zealand is backing a new Elder Abuse Response Service being launched on 1 July 2017 by the Hon Maggie Barry, Minister of Office for Seniors.
“We fully support the increased investment in a new Elder Abuse Response Service (EARS) to cover the whole of New Zealand,” says Stephanie Clare, Chief Executive...


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Elder Abuse Awareness

15 May 2017

Elder Abuse Key Trends:

Data from Age Concern New Zealand’s Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Service

-          More than three quarters of alleged abusers are family members

-          More than half of the alleged abusers are adult children and grandchildren

-          Alleged abusers are as likely to be female as male


 Age Concern’s Elder Abuse and Neglect...


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CarFit

08 May 2017

CarFit

Helping Older Drivers Find Their Safest Fit

See Events for details and where to book your CarFit check.


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