Reference

Ageing

Categories

* Retirement

Sites

* Older people: programmes, clubs and services
Find information about programmes, clubs and services that cater for older people in Christchurch by searching CINCH - our community information database.
* Abbeyfield Foundation (NZ)
Abbeyfield is a not-for-profit organisation providing companionship and an affordable home for older people.
* Administration on Ageing
AoA is the USA's Federal advocate agency for older persons and their concerns.
* Age Concern Canterbury
Age Concern Canterbury contributes to the Canterbury community by supporting older people and meeting their needs through a range of services.
* Age Concern New Zealand Inc.
Age Concern New Zealand is dedicated to promoting the quality of life and well being of older people.
* Aged Care Hub
Directory and resource for older New Zealanders. Directory includes rest homes, home care, equipment, health professionals and more.
* Ageing, Disability and Homecare
To enable better standards of care and support for older people, people with disabilities, and their carers, to live successfully in their communities.
* Agewell
Promoting healthy ageing throughout New Zealand
* The Commission for Financial Capability
An autonomous crown entity helping New Zealanders to be financially sorted throughout their lives (formerly the Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement Income). Key activities are providing financial education and carrying out regular reviews of retirement income policy.
* ElderNet
Provides relevant information about services for older people in New Zealand. Includes a nationwide database directory with information about community groups and organisations, home help services, respite care and short term options, rest homes, retirement villages and living, residential care, private hospitals, dementia care, public hospitals and other third age services for seniors.
* Global Aging
Global Action on Aging (GAA), based in New York at the United Nations, reports on older people's needs and potential within the global economy. It advocates by, with and for older persons worldwide.
* Grey Power New Zealand Federation Inc.
Grey Power is a lobby organisation promoting the welfare and well-being of all those citizens in the 50 plus age group.
* International Federation on Ageing (IFA)
An international non-governmental organization with a membership base of NGOs, the corporate sector, academia, government, and individuals. They believe in "generating positive change for older people throughout the world by stimulating, collecting, analyzing, and disseminating information on rights, policies, and practices that improve the quality of life of people as they age."
* National Institute on Ageing
Leads the American federal government in conducting and supporting research on aging and the health and well-being of older people. The Institute seeks to understand the nature of aging and the aging process, and diseases and conditions associated with growing older, in order to extend the healthy, active years of life.
* Older persons @ Te Puna Web Directory
Links to New Zealand and Pacific Internet information resources and organisations.
* Presbyterian Support
Providers of a range of social services in New Zealand for older people, people with disabilities, families at risk, children and young people. Services offered include residential care, home care, community care and support, day/activity programmes, social work support, counselling, employment programmes, education, foster care, support for parents, mentoring, food banks, budgeting/money management, welfare, advocacy and advice.
* Protection for older people against abuse or neglect
Information from the Community Law Manual Online.
* SeniorNet New Zealand Inc.
SeniorNet gives older adults an opportunity to get on the Internet, and learn more about new communication and information technology.
* SuperSeniors
SuperSeniors is a website run by the Ministry of Social Development which identifies ways of helping older adults.