Live Stronger for Longer
If you are looking for Information and advice to help yourself or a loved one to stay free from falls then check out the resources at Live Stronger for Longer:
The SuperGold Card is a discounts and concessions card for seniors and veterans, in recognition of their contribution to New Zealand society. With the SuperGold Card you can get:
- discounts and offers from a range of businesses
- government concessions
- discounted services from your local council
The link will take you to the website for further information:
Health and Wellbeing
The Super Seniors website has a lot of information on aging positively under the Health and Wellbeing section. You will find information on: health matters, keeping active, and staying safe in your home.
If you are concerned about a family member feeling lonely then the Super Seniors website has information and resources for preventing social isolation. You will also find links to visiting services.
As many as one in ten older people in New Zealand will experience some kind of elder abuse. The majority of cases will go unreported. If you are concerned about yourself or a loved one experiencing Elder Abuse you will find helpful information here:
Age Concern Tauranga
Age Concern Tauranga is a not-for-profit organisation that works for the rights and well-being of older people. Their vision is: Older People live a valued life in an inclusive society. There are a lot of useful links on a range of topics on the right hand side of their website: