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Socially distance music events for the elderly

Age Friendly Ireland

Age Friendly Mayo

Programme: Mayo

WHO Theme: Community Support And Health Services

Health & Wellbeing Theme: Nutrition Eating Well, Positive Mental And Emotional Health, Staying Connected, Your Body Your Health

Funding Stream: Community Resilience Fund CovidHealthy Ireland FundLocal AF Programme Funding

Resources Required: Community Support, Financial, Paid Staff, Premises, Services, Volunteer Staff

Cost: 1000-5000


Outdoor music possibly at Sacred Heart Hospital and Castlebar Social Services

Aim of Initiative

Elderly of the community

Who is it aimed at

Elderly of the community

Steps critical to success

  1. Funding
  2. Weather
  3. Restrictions lifting

Challenges in Planning / Delivery

  1. Restrictions
  2. Funding
  3. Availability of elderly able to attend

Outcomes / Benefits

  1. Alleviation of loneliness for participants
  2. Generating knowledge of what is available in the community
  3. General uplifting by working together with other organisations for the benefit of the elderly within our community

Deirdre Waldron, Castlebar Social Services CLG,