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Older Adults

Older Adults

60s-Up Movement of NZ Inc.

  • Telephone 09 444 0236
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  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Offers monthly meetings, trips, outings to shows, guest speakers, interest groups, branch newsletters every two months and a quarterly National magazine. Eight branches on the North Shore and one in New Lynn, West Auckland. Activities may differ from one branch to another. See website for local groups.

Age Concern Auckland

  • Telephone 09 489 4975 (North Shore), 09 426 0916 (Rodney), 09 820 0184 (Waitakere)
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  • Address 177B Shakespeare Road, Milford 0629 (North Shore)
    57 Rosebank Road, Avondale, Auckland 1026 (Auckland/Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
A charitable organisation for over 65s providing services, information, education, advocacy and support, we are committed to promoting wellbeing, rights, respect and dignity for older people. Services include: Accredited Visiting Service Advocacy & Information Services Asian Services Club Gordon – for isolated older people (North) Community Development Elder Abuse Response Service Health Promotion Social Work Total Mobility Assessment

Amitabha Hospice Service Trust

  • Telephone 09 828 3321
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  • Address 44 Powell St, Avondale, Auckland 1026
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Amitabha Hospice Service offers free practical home help and compassionate companionship for the elderly and the incurably ill of any age and their families, with specially trained and supervised Caregivers throughout the greater Auckland area. Volunteers are multi-cultural and multi-lingual. Based on Buddhist principles Love, Integrity, Equanimity and Service.

Bays Community Centre

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 478 4091
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 2 Glen Road, Browns Bay, North Shore, Auckland 0630
  • Postal Address PO Box 335041, Browns Bay
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
Heart of the Bays is the local community centre in East Coast Bays.  Activities for all ages, events and venue hire.

CADS Older Adults Service

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 837 9400
  • Address CADS West, 1st Floor, 1 Trading Place, Henderson, Auckland 0612
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
CADS Older Adults service is for adults usually aged over 65 who are concerned about their own or someone else’s use of alcohol and other drugs. This includes prescribed medications. CADS have experienced alcohol and other drug clinicians who offer a wide range of support including: detoxification education medication co-ordination with other services Visits to homes, hospitals and rest home visits may be an option depending on the mobility and situation of the person being seen.

CMA – Companionship and Morning Activities for Seniors

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 489 8954
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  • Address Mary Thomas Centre, 3 Gibbons Rd, Takapuna, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney
Overview
CMA run morning day centers throughout the community to provide companionship and activities for isolated older people. Centres run from 10.00am - 12.30pm and provide morning tea and lunch. Transport is provided for a nominal donation. Approved ACC strength and balance exercises for all levels, games, speakers and outings are all enjoyed in a safe and nurturing environment.

Communicare CMA (AK) Inc (CMA)

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 631 5968
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  • Address 14 Erson Avenue, Royal Oak, Auckland 1061
  • Postal Address PO Box 24 535 Royal Oak Auckland 1345
  • Regions Served Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Communicare offer companionship for seniors through friendship centres in Henderson, Massey and Te Atatu, one morning per week, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Crafts, activities, morning tea and light lunch served. Call Elizabeth on 09 631 5968 for more details, or check out our website www.communicare.org.nz

Community Group Strength and Balance Classes

  • Telephone 09 415 4611
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  • Address Classes are held in various communities across the region
  • Postal Address Harbour Sport, PO Box 300-633, Albany, Auckland 0752
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Community Classes with a Difference! Approved Community Strength and Balance classes are an easy way to build leg strength, keep balanced, and reduce the risk of falls. The classes are safe and effective for older people and it’s a great opportunity to have some fun, try a variety of classes and meet other people in the community.

Dementia Auckland

  • Telephone 09 622 4230
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  • Address Level 4, 5/58 Surrey Cres, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021
  • Postal Address PO Box 5132, Wellesley Street, Auckland 1141
  • FAX 09 636 0540
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Our vision is to inspire people to live well with dementia. As a key player in the dementia journey, Dementia Auckland supports people with dementia and their family/whanau through a range of services across the greater Auckland region. We believe that with the most up to date support programmes, improved environments, and connections to community, people affected by dementia can continue to live an enriching and enjoyable life. Help us make a difference in the lives of those affected by dementia today. Mate Hinengaro o Tamaki Makaurau, he whakaohoho ake ana i te hunga kua pa ana ki te wareware kia pai ia RA.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust NZ (GRG)

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 418 3753
    0800 472 637
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  • Address Unit C, Chelsea Business Park, 162 Mokoia Road, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626
  • Postal Address PO Box 34892, Birkenhead
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
GRG Trust NZ's purpose is to provide specialised advocacy services, support, information and education programmes that empower full time grandparent and whanau caregivers to raise resilient and healthy tamariki and rangatahi (children and youth) and to strengthen their whānau. Advocacy services cover income support, care and protection, parenting and guardianship, housing. Caregiver education workshops are trauma informed care focused and specifically designed for the grandparent and whanau care relationship.

Grey Power New Zealand Federation Inc.

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 0800 473 979
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Grey Power aims to advance, support, promote and protect the welfare and well being of all those citizens in the 50 plus age group.

Hibiscus Coast Elderly Peoples' Luncheon Club

  • Cost of Service Low Cost
  • Telephone 09 426 5698 or 021 0230 0096
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 101 Centreway Rd, Orewa 0931
  • Regions Served Rodney
Overview
Luncheon Club for Elderly People offering a happy morning at a safe, accessible venue with the opportunity to meet with peer group and enjoy entertainment. Morning cup of tea and a hot two course lunch provided. $5 charge. Meet at Masonic Lodge, Centreway Road, Orewa.

Hibiscus Coast Grandparents Parenting Grandchildren Incorporated

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 021 024 30064
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  • Address C/o 18 Mariner Drive
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney
Overview
Their organisation provides independent, comprehensive and extensive wrap-around support and services to grans and whanau caregivers that are parenting fulltime on the Hibiscus Coast and all surrounding areas. The support programme they offer is designed to engage with them on many different levels, to encourage connectedness and break the isolation, and to support both them as individuals and as a family unit, in any way that they can. If they cannot provide it themselves, they will find someone who can.

Korean Positive Ageing Charitable Trust (KPACT)

  • Telephone 09 2711949 or 021 212 6889
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  • Postal Address PO Box 217015, Botany Junction, Auckland
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Korean Positive Ageing Charitable Trust strives to enhance the health and wellbeing of older Korean people and their families by promoting quality assured activities, information, support, advice and ensuring that older people in Auckland have the opportunity to keep active maximising their independence.

Mental Health Services for Older Adults (MHSOA)

  • Telephone 09 486 1491 or 09 837 9100 (MHSOA West Team)
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  • Address Unit 3, 9 Karaka Street, Takapuna 0620 (North Shore & Rodney)
    Clare Cottage, Level 3, Snelgar Building, Waitakere Hospital, 55-75 Lincoln Road, Henderson (Waitakere)
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
Provides mental health assistance for people over 65 years of age in both an inpatient and community setting. The service is provided on the North Shore, Rodney and West Auckland. MHSOA provides assessment, treatment and support to service users who: -Develop new psychiatric disorders in late life -Have psychiatric complications of a physical illness associated with ageing. The MHSOA Sub-acute Treatment and Rehabilitation (STaR) Team aims to support and enhance existing community care options to those older persons with a diagnosis of functional mental health disorder who require an intensive, flexible and mobile community-based service to maximise recovery and minimise disability.

Older Adults & Home Health Services (OA&HH)

  • Telephone 09 486 8945 ext 43222
  • Address Shakespeare Road Takapuna 0620 (North Shore Hospital)
    55-75 Lincoln Road, Henderson 0610 (Waitakere Hospital)
    136 Whangaparaoa Road Red Beach 0932 (Hibiscus Coast)
  • Postal Address PO Box 93 115 Lincoln Road Henderson Auckland 0650
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere
Overview
The organisation understands the particular needs of older adults and recognise the interactions between physical, emotional and family well-being. Expertise and specialist services for older adults and patients who need care at home Assessment treatment and rehabilitation service (AT&R) Continence Service District Nursing Service Early Discharge and Rehabilitation Service (EDARS) Gerontology Nurse Specialist Service (GNS) Nga Kaitiaki Kaumatua Hospital Palliative Care Team Mental Health Services for Older Adults (MHSOA) Needs Assessment and Service Co-ordination (NASC) Ostomy Service

Seniorline

  • Telephone 09 375 4395 or 0800 725 463
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  • Address Building 17 Greenlane Clinical Centre, Greenlane, Auckland 1051
  • Postal Address PO Box 92024, Auckland Mail Centre, 1142
  • FAX 09 638 0358
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
Seniorline is contracted by all NZ DHBs as a telephone information service to assist older people to navigate the health system. Information includes how to get help to stay at home and support services for caregivers. Seniorline also advise on the process for entry to rest home, dementia or hospital care, funding and the services that should be provided. Available 8.00am - 4.00pm Monday to Friday

SeniorNet North Shore Inc

  • Telephone 09 486 2163
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  • Address Suite 3, 2 Shea Terrace, Takapuna, Auckland
  • Postal Address PO Box 65357, Mairangi Bay, Auckland 0754
  • Regions Served North Shore
Overview
Explore the Wonderful World of Computers at SeniorNet North Shore. Provides training and assistance in desktops, laptops, iPads, email, internet, genealogy, Photoshop, ProShow Gold, photobooks, digital photography, Excel, Word - a huge variety of subjects - all in a friendly and helpful environment. Have fun and learn alongside contemporaries Beginners to Advanced. Phone for brochure on 09 486 2163.

Shanti Niwas Charitable Trust

  • Telephone 09 622 1010
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  • Address Glenfield Community Centre, Bentley Ave, Glenfield, Auckland 0629
  • Postal Address PO Box 24386 Royal Oak Auckland 1345
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
To provide culturally appropriate aged care services along with social, emotional, educational, physical and spiritual support for the wellbeing of older people of Indian and South Asian origin. Elder Abuse Response Service for Indian and South Asian community (Auckland Wide) Phone 09-6221010

Surrogate Grandparents New Zealand Charitable Trust

  • Cost of Service Free
  • Telephone 09 947 5815
  • Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Address 14 Brookvale Park, Stanmore Bay, Whangaparaoa, Auckland, 0932
  • Regions Served North Shore, Rodney, Waitakere, Other Auckland areas
Overview
GrandFriends NZ busts social isolation and loneliness by linking Kiwi's together to create new family circles. Social isolation and loneliness are serious issues in New Zealand on a daily basis and not just for our older generations. By connecting families with grandfriends and grandfriends with our children; we can fight social isolation and loneliness. Working together, New Zealand can be a more caring and connected nation.
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