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25th Anniversary Celebrations
Age Concern Hamilton celebrated 25 years 1986 - 2011 with a dazzling event at the Celebrating Age Centre.

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This month Age Concern Hamilton celebrates 25 years of working for older people in Hamilton.  A semi-formal, invitation only, event will be held at the Celebrating Age Centre.

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Age Concern NZ supports the "Do Not Knock" campaign.
Age Concern New Zealand Media Release 04.11.14 
 
Age Concern supports Consumer NZ’s ‘Do Not Knock’ campaign and encourages anyone who does not wish to be approached by door-to-door sellers to get a Do Not Knock sticker.

Age Concern New Zealand Chief Executive Robyn Scott says Age Concern often receives phone calls from older people who have been pressured into making a purchase by door-to-door sales people.

“It is a huge concern that older people are being targeted, particularly vulnerable older people who may have dementia, hard of hearing or are otherwise unable to recognise that they are being taken for a ‘ride’” says Mrs Scott.


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2014 Dignity Champions named.
Age Concern Hamilton announced its' 2014 Dignity Champions recently at their 'International Day for Older People' (IDOP) event held 3 October.  This years focus was on businesses that had gone the extra mile for older people.

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