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25 Jul 2021 21:38
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Concerns victims of elder abuse aren't speaking out

    Concerns victims of elder abuse aren't speaking out


    Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness day

    Age Concern says they deal with up to three cases of elder abuse a day in Auckland alone.

    Types of abuse include physical, financial and psychological.

    Age Concern Auckland CEO Kevin Lamb says abuse is all too common.

    He says one in ten elderly people will be abused or neglected.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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     Today's News

    Sailing:
    A disappointing start for Rio bronze medallist Sam Meech to his Tokyo Olympics campaign 21:16

    Hockey:
    Tokyo Olympics schedule: Swimming finals, men's triathlon and Hockeyroos all in action 21:06

    General:
    A possible Olympic Games medal beckons for New Zealand rowers Hannah Osborne and Brooke Donoghue in the double sculls 20:46

    Law and Order:
    Wellington Police enquiries are continuing after a person being was found injured at a Vogeltown address around 2:45 this afternoon 19:36

    Environment:
    MetService weather warnings have been issued across the country, including heavy rain warnings for Northland, Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Taranaki, Nelson, Westland and Fiordland 19:26

    Soccer:
    Oly Whites striker Chris Wood's keen to see their historic start at the Olympic Games continue 18:56

    General:
    Running through some other results from the Olympics today.. 18:36

    Golf:
    US Golfer Bryson DeChambeau will miss Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19 18:16

    Tennis:
    Australian tennis star Ash Barty has been sensationally knocked out of the Olympics singles in the first round, stunned by Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo in straight sets 18:06

    Law and Order:
    One person is in hospital in critical condition and armed police are at the scene of an incident at a Wellington property 16:56


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