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Dignity Champion Denis Arnott gives away prize

Dignity Champion Denis Arnott gives away prize

Volunteer Denis Arnott received a box of goodies at one of our Age Concern meetings, sharing it all around.

Positive Ageing Expo in Rotorua in 2020 a 'one-stop shop'

Positive Ageing Expo in Rotorua in 2020 a 'one-stop shop'

If you were lucky enough to attend the Positive Ageing Expo in April of 2019 you will certainly want to attend in April 2020 and bring along your friends.

Elder Abuse Awareness

Elder Abuse Awareness

Age Concern and Family Focus are always raising awareness of elder abuse .

Volunteers needed to brighten up the week for Rotorua elders

Volunteers needed to brighten up the week for Rotorua elders

Those who have always wanted to lend a helping hand have the chance through a local service.

International day of Older Persons

International day of Older Persons

On 1st October we celebrated International Day of Older Persons by holding a High Tea at the Distinction Hotel. About 30 members and volunteers enjoyed a platter full of delicious food and a cuppa.

Intergenerational Project

Intergenerational Project

Age Concern have recently begun our Intergenerational Project where students from WHHS interview senior ladies who have given back in a variety of ways to the Rotorua Community. The next two stages will involve senior men and people who have a different…

Making Rotorua an Age Friendly City

Making Rotorua an Age Friendly City

Mayor, Steve Chadwick, Miriam Ruberl from Grey Power and Rory O'Rourke from Age Concern recently met to discuss ways forward to make Rotorua a more Age Friendly City. Discussion centred around an application to the Office Of the Seniors for a feasibility…

Good in the Hood

Good in the Hood

Age Concern was lucky enough to be selected as one of 8 local charities to benefit from the Good in the Hood promotion by Z service stations Fairy Springs and Fenton. We were the recipients of over $700 which will be used as an advertising budget to…

Age Concern Christmas Party

Age Concern Christmas Party

You are all invited to the Age Concern Christmas Party on the 11th December.

Just Cook4 Healthy Ageing

Just Cook4 Healthy Ageing

A fun, practical and free cooking and nutrition course for older people who have limited cooking skills and have lost the confidence and motivation to cook..

Agewise/Staying Safe older driver refresher training.

Agewise/Staying Safe older driver refresher training.

Rotorua Lakes Council and Age Concern are joining in partnership to provide a free Road Safety update for the over 65's. The programme that is run by RLC is called Agewise and has been operating successfully for a number of years. The programme being run…

Social Activities

We organize activities and events to help those who need healthy social contact. Our volunteers provide a positive and stimulating environment that encourages participation and creates renewed confidence, happiness and lasting relationships with both our volunteers and our elderly.

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