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New resource to help older people keep "Safe and Sound"

Media Release: Age Concern New Zealand

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Age Concern produces new resource to help older people keep "Safe and Sound"

If you're wanting information on dealing with pesky telemarketers, unwanted graffiti or even a pot on fire - 'Safe and Sound' has the answers!

Age Concern is the first port of call for older people and their family / whanau in need of information, advice, referral and support.

The "Safe and Sound" booklet includes 23 pages jam-packed with useful tips, tricks and insider information from agencies including the New Zealand Police and Fire Service.

Age Concern National President Liz Baxendine describes "Safe and Sound" as a one-stop shop for advice on safety at home and in the community.

"It is designed either as a stand-alone resource, or to accompany Age Concern talks and seminars and contains a wealth of easily accessible information."

Copies of the booklet will be available at Age Concerns nationwide.


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