Entries for November 2014

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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