Live stronger for longer resources
We've developed a range of resources to support you to live stronger for longer:
If you’d like more information on particular topics, the resources below might help you with your own research into staying healthy, active and well.
Healthline – Phone: 0800 611 116
Speak to a registered nurse on this 24-hour health advice line.
Elder abuse is often hidden and people can be afraid to speak out.
Super Seniors offer information about staying well and healthy, and identifying elder abuse.
The Ministry of Health website has a publications section for older people.
Seniorline has information on how to get help to stay at home or find relief care for caregivers.
The Mental Health Foundation's Boomers page has information on well-being for baby boomers.
Information on influenza and flu vaccination.
Where from Here is a handy guide full of essential information for older people.
Nutrition and physical activity
Ministry of Health's Physical Activity for Older People factsheet.
HealthEd's Eating for Healthy Older People booklet.
The Heart Foundation leads New Zealand's fight against heart disease.
The NZ Nutrition Foundation encourages healthy food choices.
Alcohol.org.nz helps to prevent and reduce alcohol-related harm.
Sport New Zealand helps you to get into sport.
Your local council website will also have information on sport and activities for people over 65.
Age Concern provides information and support for people over 65.
Grey Power is an advocacy organization promoting the welfare and well-being of poeple in the 50 plus age group.
Carers NZ provides advice, resources, learning and support for carers.
Alzheimers New Zealand raises awareness of dementia, provides information and resources, and promotes research.
Improve safety in your home by doing home modifications.
ACC works with partners and communities to keep you safe and prevent injuries throughout New Zealand.
New Zealand Superannuation and Veteran’s Pension
The Ministry of Social Development's Senior Services provide information about New Zealand Superannuation and Veteran's Pension.
Sorted provides a tool for budgeting.
The New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services provide free and confidential budgeting advice.
The Ministry of Social Development's Super Seniors provide information about Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA).