Presbyterian Support – Rangiora

Website: www.ps.org.nz/uppersouthisland/ The North Canterbury Presbyterian Support provides a range of services. Open 8.30am to 5pm weekdays. Totara Club (day programme for older people living in the community). It offers company, activities and outings. Phone number as above, operates 5 days a week. By assessment. HomeShare: Support older people living in their home community. HomeShare … Continued

The Pure Food Co. ( A meal alternative ) Meals

/ Let food be your medicine Fresh, easy, nourishing and delicious pureed food that looks and tastes really good. Particularly appropriate for those who find it difficult or impossible to eat normal food, requiring a radically modified diet that is safe to swallow. Research revealed the eating experience for far too many people was distressing. … Continued

Age Concern Wanganui

Services Have a Wanganui and Martin office. Support & Advocacy (Marton & Wanganui) Our Community & Social Workers can provide support and assistance, advise on available services, liaise with other community agencies and are available to visit at home. Total Mobility Scheme (Wanganui only) (Horizons Regional Council) Assessments provided for people with disabilities to access … Continued

Salvation Army Services

Mon-Wed and Friday – Dalta Day’s – A programme helping unemployed with work experience at the same time as providing practical acts of service to the community. Tuesday – Community Cuppa – All welcome 10 am to 11.30 am. Every Tuesday of the year (except public holidays) A hot drink and a small plate of … Continued

Eat Unlimited

Meals delivered fresh and keep fresh for 10 days, or freeze if you wish. Wide variety on the menu. You can be certain it doesn’t come loaded with additives or preservatives to give it a longer shelf life. Everything is made by hand, using fresh ingredients, fresh vegetables, fresh herbs and real, New Zealand meat… … Continued

Senior Chef (Cooking for Older People, HEHA)

Senior Chef is a FREE eight-week  course for people aged 60 and over who want to improve their cooking skills, confidence, or motivation around cooking for one or two people. Classes are three hours long, and run once a week, usually starting at 10am. There are usually eight to 10 people in a class. Each … Continued

Lincoln & Districts’ Community Care Assoc Inc

Provide support and information to Lincoln Community and Districts. Open from 9am to 3pm weekdays. www.lincolncomcare.co.nz Services and Activities: 60 Plus exercise group (twice a week) Meals on Wheels Service Resource Library, Budgeting and Counselling Service International Women’s Group Advice on accessing health services Info about Social & Welfare services Hire: wheelchairs, crutches etc – … Continued

Alternatives to Meals on Wheels

Age Concern Canterbury hold a list of meal providers for those who do not qualify for Meals on Wheels or who prefer an independent provider. These meals are delivered either fresh or frozen for you to use at your convenience. Contact Age Concern Canterbury on 3660903 to have the list sent out or go to … Continued

Healthy Eating Healthy Ageing (Nutrition)

Healthy Eating, Healthy Ageing is a public health project which aims to improve the physical activity levels and the nutritional wellbeing of community-living older people (aged 65 years or close to 65 with age-related conditions) in Canterbury. The project is delivered by a registered dietitian and an administrator based at The Princess Margaret Hospital, Canterbury … Continued

Age Concern Otago

Age Concern Otago offers an advocacy, information and referral service, Elder Abuse Response service,  accredited visiting service and provides meals at the Centre. Volunteers are valued and welcome.

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