Meet Chrisanne Tarry our wonderful Health Promotion Advisor. She is passionate about her work supporting older adults physical and mental well being.

"I love my job because health promotion can make a real and noticeable change and have an inspiring difference to many older people's lives"

Having Chrisanne on our team is making a difference in people's lives every day, so please make a donation so she can continue to change lives.
Read more about Chrisanne's work

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Our Impact

958 people attended one of the 80 Age Concern digital technology or banking events run last year (1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021).
"Confirming that my little knowledge was ok. The Covid app was a concern to me but I was shown how to do it well"

70,420 Last year there were 70,420 visits to lonely and isolated older people throughout New Zealand - 93.1% of clients reported feeling happier and 91.7% reported feeling less lonely.

3767 3767 people attended one of our 284 Staying Safe, Refresher Courses for Older Drivers in the last two years.
“I have been driving for 64 years. This is just what I needed. Who said you can't teach an old dog new tricks?”

2452 We received 2452 referrals where elder abuse was suspected in the past year (1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021). This averages out to 10 referrals, to Age Concerns across the country, every working day!

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