Entries by Sylvia

Evidence for Action: How Data can inform Policy and Practice in LA’s

Author:  Sinead Shannon, Programme Manager, Healthy and Positive Ageing Initiative Summary During the past decade, Ireland has undergone dramatic change leading to new ways of working as well as new ways of examining problems and seeking to solve them. The requirement to ‘do more with less’ was impressed on all, particularly those working in the public […]

Ireland’s National Age Friendly Recognition and Achievement Awards 2017/18

  The Age Friendly Ireland Programme, currently hosted by Meath County Council, is delighted to let you know that Monaghan County Council are hosting the third National Age Friendly Recognition and Achievement Awards for 2017/2018 on 10th April 2018 in County Monaghan. We are calling for organisations, individuals, agencies and communities to submit applications on […]

HSE Partners with the Age Friendly Cities and Counties Programme – Taking a co-production approach to Integrated Care for Older People

  SUMMARY With advances in Healthcare people are living longer, healthier lives. As people grow older the desire is to live independent fulfilled lives within their own homes and communities for as long as possible, and with the right supports and the right approaches to designing services this ambition can be realised. An assets based […]

Increasing Capacity for Age Friendly Environments in Europe – Post Conference Briefing Document

              Age Friendly Ireland, together with Fingal County Council, were delighted to co-host this conference in Dublin last year ‘Increasing capacity for Age-Friendly Environments in Europe’. This conference was designed to bring together speakers, panel members, delegates and programme leaders from across the European ‘Age Friendly’, ‘Healthy’, ‘Smart’ and […]