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Live stronger for longer resources

We've developed a range of resources to support you to live stronger for longer:

Download the Love your independence booklet

Download the Love your hips brochure

Download the Home and safety checklist

General resources

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.

Find out more about elder abuse

Super Seniors offer information about staying well and healthy, and identifying elder abuse.

Visit the Super Seniors website

The Ministry of Health website has a publications section for older people.

Find a publication for older people

Seniorline has information on how to get help to stay at home or find relief care for caregivers.

Visit the Seniorline website

The Mental Health Foundation's Boomers page has information on well-being for baby boomers.

More about wellbeing on the Boomers page

Information on influenza and flu vaccination.

Visit the Fight Flu website

Where from Here is a handy guide full of essential information for older people. 

Order the Where from Here guide


Nutrition and physical activity

Ministry of Health's Physical Activity for Older People factsheet.

Download the Physical Activity for Older People factsheet

HealthEd's Eating for Healthy Older People booklet.

Order or download the Eating for Healthy Older People booklet

The Heart Foundation leads New Zealand's fight against heart disease. 

Visit the New Zealand Heart Foundation website

The NZ Nutrition Foundation encourages healthy food choices. 

Visit the NZ Nutrition Foundation website helps to prevent and reduce alcohol-related harm.

Visit the website 

Sport New Zealand helps you to get into sport. 

Visit the Sport New Zealand website 

Your local council website will also have information on sport and activities for people over 65.


Support services

Age Concern provides information and support for people over 65.

Find you local Age Concern office  

Grey Power is an advocacy organization promoting the welfare and well-being of poeple in the 50 plus age group. 

Find your local Grey Power branch 

Carers NZ provides advice, resources, learning and support for carers.

Visit the Carers NZ website 

Alzheimers New Zealand raises awareness of dementia, provides information and resources, and promotes research.

Find your local Alzheimers organisation 


Home safety

Improve safety in your home by doing home modifications. 

Find out more about home modifications


Injury Prevention

ACC works with partners and communities to keep you safe and prevent injuries throughout New Zealand.

More about ACC's injury prevention 


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.

More about superannuation and veteran's pension


Budgeting information

Sorted provides a tool for budgeting.

Use the Sorted budgeting tool

The New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Services provide free and confidential budgeting advice.

Find your local New Zealand Federation of Family Budgeting Service


Legal issues

The Ministry of Social Development's Super Seniors provide information about Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA).

More about Enduring Power of Attorney and protecting your future