You're not alone

Many of the more common conditions or diseases that affect older New Zealanders have their own organisations that provide good quality information and support for individuals and their families.

If you would like information about your organisation included on this page, please contact us.

Man and Woman looking at bay

Alzheimers New Zealand

It's estimated that 60,000 New Zealanders have alzheimers. Learn how to recognise some of the signs of dementia early, and reduce your risk.

Arthritis New Zealand

Arthritis New Zealand provides information, advice and support to people diagnosed with any of the more than 140 forms of arthritis.

Cancer Society

Includes cancer information services and support for each region in New Zealand.

Macular Degeneration New Zealand

Macular Degeneration NZ is a charitable trust with a vision to reduce the impact of the chronic age-related eye disease, which is the leading cause of blindness and affects one in seven people over the age of 50.

Parkinson's New Zealand

Parkinson’s affects over 10,000 New Zealanders. For Information, Support and Education contact a Parkinson’s Community Educator.