Entries by Element Design

Launch of Carlow Age Friendly Car Parking Spaces

LAUNCH OF CARLOW AGE FRIENDLY CAR PARKING SPACES On a wet and windy Monday 9th November the launch of Carlow Age Friendly car parking spaces took place at Kennedy Avenue, Carlow by Cathaoirleach Charlie Murphy accompanied by Kathleen Holohan, Chief Executive of Carlow County Council, Paul Maher, Chairperson of the Older Person’s Forum and Mary […]

Galway’s Older People’s Council

  Cathaoirleach Award Congratulations to Galway’s Older People’s Council on winning the Cathaoirleach Award for producing the Galway Directory of Services for Older People.   Well done!!       Galway’s Older People’s Council launched their Directory of Services for Older People    

Listening to Older People: Experiences with Health Services

Listening meetings are designed to engage with targeted groups to look at how they experience health care services at a local, regional and national level. In October and November 2014 a series of Listening meetings where held between the HSE and five Older Peoples Councils. The HSE Quality Improvement Division met with older people from […]

A Guide to Sharing Ambitions and Opportunities

What Age Friendly Cities & Counties can achieve For Ireland to become truly Age-Friendly all Sectors of Society, Government, Service Providers, Local Authorities, Police and the General Public must be involved.  We all have our part to play. In this document you will find examples of the kinds of creative and ambitious, but also practical […]

Housing Summit explores options for older person’s housing

Housing Summit explores options for older person’s housing October 7th, 2015 Dublin City Council hosts a Housing Summit on Wednesday 7th October, 2015 beginning at 9.30 a.m. in the Wood Quay Venue, Dublin 8. This meeting of senior decision makers from the Departments of Environment, Health and Local Government and the voluntary sector will examine […]

Healthy & Positive Ageing Initiative Preliminary Report

HEALTHY & POSITIVE AGEING INITIATIVE PRELIMINARY REPORT Minister’s Foreword Positive and healthy ageing are in everyone’s interest In the past, policy relating to older people tended to deal almost exclusively with health and social care issues, focusing on burden and costs. With the launch of the National Positive Ageing Strategy, this Government sought to change […]

Welcome from Brendan Kenny, Age Friendly Ireland Chairperson

As Chairperson of Age Friendly Ireland I would like to warmly welcome you to the fourth edition of Age Friendly News. This edition contains the launch of a key document ‘Age Friendly; The Story So Far’ which provides an overview of some of the many relevant programme practices that have emerged through the Age Friendly […]