Age Concern

Abuse concerns

By MATTHEW MCKEW There are fears Covid-19 is providing the perfect excuse for abusers to isolate their victims, Age Concern’s warning. It comes at the same time as a City Hall report says Queenstown’s ‘‘young people’’ are facing ‘‘alcohol, drug and eating...

Concern as fortune fleeced

Elderly Queenstowners are being asked to be vigilant about their money after a sex worker allegedly duped an 88-year-old local out of $160,000. Age Concern Queenstown coordinator Helen Stevens says she deals with about 20 cases of elder abuse a...
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