Welcome to Age Concern Whanganui
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. On 29th August 2018 the Constitution was amended and Age Concern Whanganui Incorporated was registered with the Companies Office as at 14th September 2018.
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.
Cyber Smart Week
08 Oct 2018
Check out your online self!!
Take a closer look at your online security this Cyber Smart Week.
One of the best things you can do to keep yourself safe online is to have a different password for each account. This #CyberSmartWeek, why not settle in for a little life admin and make unique passwords, starting with your important accounts #getcybersmart...
Caring for kiwi's
13 Apr 2018
Caring for our older kiwis.
The Right Place at The Right Time
A report by the New Zealand Aged Care Association
Data analysis collected and used to assess the health and well-being needs of an older person both before and after moving into residential care.
Inside this report -
How health and wellbeing improve when moving into aged residential care
How does access...
Elder Abuse Response
30 Jun 2017
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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