Posts Tagged ‘Older People’

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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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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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 hosts BNI ‘Building Stronger Communities’ Seminar

May 25th, 2018

The Befriending Network Ireland (BNI) seminar, hosted by ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, took place in Dublin on Thursday 24th May.


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€3.5 million in state housing funding awarded to ALONE

April 26th, 2018

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, has acquired sixteen units to house older people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.


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ALONE calls for further investments in technologies to support older people to age at home

October 20th, 2017

Charity responds to amendments of Senior Alert Scheme

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, has welcomed the Government’s decision to drop the living alone condition from the Seniors Alert Scheme. The charity is also highlighting the benefits of new assistive technologies in supporting older people in their homes.


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