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Age Friendly Louth Updates

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Louth Age Friendly Alliance

The Louth Age Friendly Alliance held a meeting on 13th May 2024, members agreed to review the current Age Friendly Strategy and prepare a new Age Friendly Strategy for Co Louth.

Age Friendly Healthy Homes

Age Friendly Louth were delighted to invite Adrienne McCann the new Age Friendly Healthy Homes Co Ordinator for Co Louth to give an overview on her role within the county at an age friendly event which took place on 28th May in Dundalk, Co Louth.

Adrienne

Older people from across Co Louth were invited to attend the presentation and Adrienne explained the many ways in which the Age Friendly Healthy Homes programme can help and assist older people to age independently at home and how people can refer into the programme. Over 75 older people and representatives from organisations representing older people attended the event.

Challenging Ageism Workshop

At the same event attendees took part in an engaging workshop and discussed ideas and initiatives’ on how to reframe the conversation around ageing in Co Louth.

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Attendees explored the topic of ageism and were asked to suggest a number of ideas and projects to challenge ageism in Co Louth and promote positive ageing.

Attendees came up with a varied list of projects which will be presented to the (OPC) at their next meeting . The OPC , Louth Age Friendly Alliance and  the Age Friendly Programme Manager will work together to deliver on the ideas and initiatives over the next number of years.

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