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Happy Mind, Happy Life

Age Friendly Ireland

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Programme: Cork County

WHO Theme: Community Support And Health Services, Respect And Social Inclusion

Health & Wellbeing Theme: Physical Activity, Positive Mental And Emotional Health, Staying Connected, Your Body Your Health

Funding Stream: HSE

Resources Required: Financial, Paid Staff, Volunteer Staff, Access to internet

Cost: 0-500


A physical, social and mental health promoting online event for older adults.

Aim of Initiative

Who is it aimed at

Older adults, particularly those who were cocooning during the pandemic

Steps critical to success

  1. Access to internet
  2. Support from community health worker to access online group
  3. Community engagement

Challenges in Planning / Delivery

  1. Supporting participants to get online
  2. Maintaining interest
  3. N/A

Outcomes / Benefits

  1. Improved mental health
  2. Improved wellbeing
  3. Decreased social isolation

Evaluation / Report:

Jacinta McCormack