Age Con­cern to help

Hawke's Bay Today - - LOCAL NEWS -

Age Con­cern is rais­ing aware­ness of el­der abuse dur­ing El­der Abuse Aware­ness Week from to­day un­til next Fri­day. Older peo­ple can reach out to Age Con­cern for free and con­fi­den­tial in­for­ma­tion, ad­vice and help. Age Con­cern New Zealand chief ex­ec­u­tive Stephanie Clare says peo­ple don’t al­ways re­port abuse within their fam­ily. “If you are wor­ried about the safety of an older per­son/kauma¯tua, please get in touch. Our staff will lis­ten to your con­cerns and of­fer to as­sess the sit­u­a­tion. We are here to help.”

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