Welcome to the new Age Concern New Zealand website!

Although this website is new, it is still under construction, so please bear with us
should you come across any problems. There may be some information missing -
but it is on its way - and we do apologise.

If you are experiencing any problems or require information that you cannot
locate within the website, please contact National Office on (04) 801 9338 or at

Age Concern is a charitable organisation dedicated solely to older New Zealanders.

Age Concern promotes dignity, wellbeing and respect and provides expert information and support services in response to older people's needs. 

Loneliness and Social Isolation »

If you are feeling lonely, we are here to help! We provide an Accredited Visiting Service that can help to ease social isolation. 

Elder Abuse & Neglect »

Age Concern believes older people should always be respected and never abused. Find out how to get help if you are not being treated with dignity and respect. 

Wellbeing »

Read up on our 'Recipes for Life' which provide practical and useful advice for happiness in all areas of life. 

Housing and Care »

Get advice on whether or not to move, tips for making your home more age-friendly and find out the answers to common questions regarding residential care. 

Money Matters »

Find out more about NZ Super, what to consider before becoming a guarantor and why you need an Enduring Power of Attorney. 

Policy and Research »

Read the latest research from Age Concern and other organisations into issues affecting older people as well as our latest submissions to government. 

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SeniorWatch »
Read the latest issue of SeniorWatch, a weekly compilation of news articles about older people. 
To subscribe to SeniorWatch please contact us.
Latest Submission »
Read our submission on the Responsible Lending Code and how we can better protect older New Zealanders to avoid crippling debt.
Questions to Parliamentary candidates »
Questions around older people's issues you might like to ask Parliamentary candidates. 
News »
Read our latest media release to keep up to date with what we're saying. To receive our media releases via email, contact us
Blog »
In last week's research article we discussed why financial abuse occurs. This week we discuss what we know about financial abuse. You can also find out more about financial abuse here.