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.

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...

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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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