Help Age Concern New Zealand support older people during Covid-19
The demand for our services has already increased. We want to make sure that all older Kiwis feel safe and connected to their communities.Nationwide
Age Concern New Zealand want to make sure all older people are supported through the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time of uncertainty and physical distancing, it is normal for older people to feel distressed and experience symptoms of stress.
Age Concerns are here to help. Please make a donation to support our work at this time.
The demand for our services has already increased. We want to make sure that all older Kiwis feel safe and connected to their communities. Your donation will enable us to continue doing our vital work to ensure no older Kiwis feel alone.
Your donation will help us continue to provide the national coordination of:
Volunteers - We are so thankful for all the incredible people that have stepped up to try and help in their community, we currently have over 4500 volunteers nationwide and this will only increase with the coronavirus outbreak. Your donation will help fund our coordination of these volunteer services.
Local Age Concerns Support - Your donation will help us to support our local Age Concerns across 40 locations with emergency/extra funding as they respond to their local communities needs.
Going Digital - Your donation will help us to transfer our services for online delivery as well as providing digital literacy development and education to our older community.
Chatline – we would love to see a chatline for older people needing a kind ear in times of distress, everyone needs to talk with someone every day!
Elder Abuse Support - unfortunately, our national elder abuse support adviser will need to provide more support in this time to help people suffering from elder abuse.
THANK YOU - we are so grateful for the generosity of New Zealanders in this time of need. Your support will make a difference! Kia Kaha.
We make a difference to the lives of older New Zealanders through respect and empowerment.
We help combat severe loneliness through our Accredited Visiting Service and we stop older people being abused and neglected through our Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Service. We also keep our older Kiwis happy and healthy with our Health Promotion programmes.
We work hard to make sure that every older person feels valued, respected, socially connected and safe.
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This page was created on 24 Mar 2020 and closes on 24 Jun 2020.