Entries by Element Design

Age Friendly Wexford Inaugural Alliance meeting

Wexford take a giant step forward for Older People in the County On the 4th June 2015 Wexford Age Friendly Programme held its first Age Friendly Alliance meeting in the Council Chamber of Wexford County Council.  Chaired by the Chief Executive of Wexford County Council – Mr Tom Enright, senior representatives from the Local Authority […]

NEW SHORT COURSES AT NUI GALWAY FOR PEOPLE OVER 55

NEW SHORT COURSES AT NUI GALWAY FOR PEOPLE OVER 55 NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Social Gerontology (ICSG) is recruiting participants aged 55 or over who are living in Galway city and county to participate in a free, short course. The new programme, Touchstone, aims to develop the skills and knowledge of people who wish […]

The Kildare Alzheimer Café and The Kildare Pastimes Choir

The Kildare Alzheimer Café and The Kildare Pastimes Choir The Alzheimer Café is designed to complement other support services. It offers support, information and an environment in which there is openness about dementia. There is an emphasis on the emotional and psychosocial rather than the medical aspects of dementia. Out of the Kildare Alzheimer Café […]

Age Friendly Business Recognition Programme – Waterford

  Age Friendly Business Recognition Programme – Waterford As part of our 2015 direct support roll out, our Age Friendly Business programme co-ordinator travelled to Waterford to deliver a two-hour workshop for 35 local participating businesses. The nominated champion learnt more about the programme and their role in helping their business become an Age Friendly […]

Bere and Sherkin Island Consultations in County Cork

Bere and Sherkin Island Consultations in County Cork As part of the Cork Age Friendly County Programme, Cork County Council in conjunction with Age Friendly Ireland completed a total of twelve Age Friendly consultations throughout the county. The last two consultations were successfully set-up on islands off the coast of Cork County, namely, Bere Island […]

Age Friendly Recognition and Achievement Awards 2014

Age Friendly Community Innovation Award Sponsored by An Post   South Dublin Age Friendly Ambassadors The consultation process, carried out as part of the South Dublin Age Friendly County Strategy development in 2012, revealed that there is a need to ensure that vulnerable older people at risk of isolation and exclusion are not forgotten. This […]

SAGE – Support & Advocacy Services for Older People

  The mission of Sage is “to promote and protect the rights, freedoms and dignity of older people by developing support and advocacy services wherever ageing poses a challenge for individuals.” The service was originally initiated by the HSE in response a television programme in 2005 exposing extremely poor care in the Leas Cross Nursing […]