Posts Tagged ‘ALONE’

Warm the heart of an older neighbour this winter

December 5th, 2018

Lord Mayor launches ALONE and Dublin City Council Cold Weather Initiative


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Have a Laugh for Loneliness with ALONE this Christmas

November 27th, 2018

Katherine Lynch is asking the public to reach out and have a laugh with older people
spending Christmas alone

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Leading NGOs urge Government to address homecare to ease winter trolley crisis

November 21st, 2018

Homecare Coalition call for €10 million towards additional homecare over Christmas


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Brendan O’Carroll asks public to ‘Have a Laugh for Loneliness’ in aid of ALONE

October 29th, 2018

Comedian and actor, Brendan O’Carroll, and his wife and co-star, Jenny Gibney, are calling on the public to ‘Have a Laugh for Loneliness’ in aid of ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home. The campaign encourages people to host social events for family, friends and neighbours, to raise funds to support ALONE’s services.


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ALONE encourage public to check in on older neighbours as orange weather warning issued

October 11th, 2018

ALONE, the charity which supports older people, is urging older people to take extra care following the status orange weather warnings by Met Éireann as Storm Callum is expected to hit Ireland later today. Strong winds of 130km/h and coastal flooding are expected in parts of the country.


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This World Mental Health Day ALONE encourages older people to reach out

October 10th, 2018

As today marks World Mental Health Day, ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is urging older people to reach out and talk if they are in need of support surrounding loneliness and mental health.


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ALONE call for focused Government support of older people as Budget 2019 is released

October 9th, 2018

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, has welcomed the increase to the state pension announced this afternoon as part of Budget 2019, but has stated that further Government action is needed to support Ireland’s older people. 


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ALONE call for greater housing options for older people as Land Development Agency is launched

September 14th, 2018

 ALONE welcome launch of the Land Development Agency (LDA) but urge that housing options for older people are carefully considered.


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Dundalk best friends prepare to get inked with ALONE & the Ink Factory

August 22nd, 2018

Dundalk locals, Doloras Waller and Lily Barnacle, are getting inked to fight the stigma of ageing and raise awareness and funds for ALONE.


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ALONE celebrates opening of 11 new apartments for older people at risk of homelessness

July 24th, 2018

Charity for older people welcomes new tenants to refurbished homes

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, celebrated the completed refurbishment and tenanting of 11 new units of housing for older people in Earls Court, Dublin 8 today. Cllr Sonya Stapleton, representing the Lord Mayor of Dublin, and Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy TD, attended the launch and visited residents in their new homes.


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