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Older people

Support, advocacy and resources for our older community.

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Age Concern New Zealand Manawatū Outreach

51 Waldegrave Street

Age Concern provides services, information, and advocacy in response to local needs. If you have concerns about an older person, or you would like some information or support, please call.

Level 2: Contact by phone. The ‘Phone a Friend’ service is continuing, Workshops and exercise programmes are not yet confirmed as recommencing.

Alzheimer’s Society Manawatū

Marion Kennedy Centre, 642 Featherston Street

Level 2: Still taking referrals and doing phone assessments. Wander Search continuing as per usual.

To access dementia support please call 0800 004 001. Call 111 in the event of an emergency. If you are not sure if it is an emergency but you are still worried, call 111 and ask for the operator. They will help you work out what to do.

If it is a medical issue and you need advice, call Healthline on 0800 611 116.

EASIE Living

585 Main Street, Palmerston North

A service of Enable New Zealand, EASIE Living provides information, advice and support on disability and independent living issues. The friendly team can connect you with a range of support services, as well as advise you on mobility and daily living aids that can help you maintain your independence.

Give us a call or drop in to see us at our retail store to see how we can assist you.

Support Links Manawatū

Based at Mid Central DHB, Palmerston North

Support services for older people including support for long-term disability, over-65s with chronic and mental health conditions, and a short-term service for personal care. It accepts referrals from GPs, hospital and social workers.

Level 2: Please call or email. No drop-ins.