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Older New Zealanders Contribute Billions To NZ Economy

Thursday, 30 June 2022, 10:19 am | Office for Seniors

New data released today by the Office for Seniors has highlighted the significant contribution older people make to the New Zealand economy. The Business of Ageing 2021 report update has found that by 2071 older New Zealanders are likely to be making ... More >>

New Report Finds New Zealanders Remain Optimistic About Ageing

Monday, 30 May 2022, 9:55 am | Office for Seniors

New Zealanders continue to have a great respect for older people according to a new report released today. The Office for Seniors has published its second Attitudes towards Ageing report, which surveyed people on how they feel about older people ... More >>

New Guide Helps Create Urban Spaces For Older New Zealanders

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 10:21 am | Office for Seniors

The Office for Seniors has released a new guide that will help inform the best urban design practices to benefit older people. The Age friendly urban places guide is a technical resource targeted at local and central government urban planning practice ... More >>

Elder Abuse Prevention Fund Now Open

Tuesday, 1 February 2022, 9:47 am | Office for Seniors

The Office for Seniors Elder Abuse Prevention Fund is now open, and will be accepting applications for projects that support the violence prevention needs of older people (aged 65+) in Aotearoa New Zealand. One-off grants (up to $25,000) will be available ... More >>

Funding Boost For Projects Supporting Seniors

Monday, 1 February 2021, 3:58 pm | Office for Seniors

Seven groups working on age friendly projects to strengthen the connection between older people and their communities have been successful in the latest funding round of Community Connects grants. Their initiatives range from developing age friendly ... More >>

Who would you trust?

Monday, 20 May 2019, 3:26 pm | Office for Seniors

Q. What do your cat, your car, your home, your heirloom jewellery and your health have in common? More >>