If you have safety concerns for yourself, or an older friend or family member you can call us for free and confidential advice and support.
There are many reasons why elder abuse occurs. It often stems from attitudes that are ageist, and disrespectful of older people.
The majority of cases that Age Concerns work with involves older people living in their own homes. In most instances it is family members like adult children who perpetrate elder abuse or neglect.
Call 0800 65 2 105 to contact your nearest Age Concern
If you get vaccinated at the New Plymouth centre on Wednesday morning you'll also get a free bacon sandwich. It's the latest initiative from the TDHB to increase the numbers in Taranaki.
Make sure to update any manual clocks (don't forget about our older neighbours who might need a helping hand) and have a wonderful spring weekend!
Last year, we were absolutely overwhelmed with the Neighbourly community's response to our Local Likes campaign - so we want you to go in for round two!
This time we've got 50 chances for you to win a $100 voucher to go towards the business you've nominated. Head through and let everyone know why your favourite small business is worth supporting.