ElderCareElderCare was established in 2000, it is a service to provide a co-ordinated approach to the health care of older people.
ElderCare supports older people to live independently in the community. It can provide you and your family with information about health and community services for older people and assist you to access the appropriate services. It offers health education to community groups about ageing positively. Your doctor and practice nurse work closely with ElderCare and can refer you to our service.
The general public are able to access the service for advice and information on local and greater Auckland services.
Fall PreventionTai Chi is proven to improve leg strength, balance and co-ordination - key risk factors for falls in older adults.
Download the Tai Chi Class Timetable
NewslettersNewsletters are published regularly with information about community activities, services and programmes for older people. Please see Newsletter section of this
Visit www.mecoss.org.nz for details on the Manukau East Patient and Shopping Shuttle
A door-to-door service every Thursday to:
- Botany Town Centre
- Westfield Pakuranga
The Shopping Shuttle pick-up area includes: Bucklands Beach Peninsula, Pakuranga, Howick, Dannemora to Flatbush including Harris / Springs Road, Ormiston Road & Murphys Road.
Health of Older People in New Zealand
New Zealand Positive Ageing Strategy
The New Zealand Stroke Foundation of New Zealand
Parkinsons New Zealand
Alzheimers New Zealand
National Heart Foundation of New Zealand
Residential Care Line; This site offers information, for those over 65 years who are considering the possibility of a move into care, or for those already living in a rest home or hospital.
Growing Older: We all need to think about growing older-- whether we're looking at retiring now, planning for the future, or supporting loved ones. These topics provide some interesting 'food for thought'.
Click here for more information http://www.familyservices.govt.nz/
Enduring Power of Attorney - Keeping you protected.