Latest News

Matthew Blain's picture
We are living longer and the landscape of our workforce is changing – by 2037 Northern Ireland’s population aged 15-64 is set to fall by almost 2%, while the over 65s is expected to rise by 75%. A...
Matthew Blain's picture
Positive Ageing Month is a month-long festival of events and activities for older people in October 2016.
Matthew Blain's picture
Staff at Meadowbank, an Age NI operated residential centre for people with dementia in Omagh, are stepping out for a sponsored walk to raise money for the Meadowbank Comfort Fund.
Matthew Blain's picture
The Big Knit is back and it's going to be the biggest one ever. This year we need your help to knit 95,000 little hats!
Matthew Blain's picture
Age NI responds to the Spring Budget and the Chancellor's announcement of a Social Care Green Paper
Matthew Blain's picture
This October we are taking part in Free Wills Month and offering our supporters the opportunity to have a will written or updated free of charge. What is Free Wills Month? Free Wills Month takes...
Matthew Blain's picture
The Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding all people aged 70 and 78 years old that they are eligible to receive the shingles vaccine. Every year in Northern Ireland, around 1,000 people in their...
Matthew Blain's picture
Matthew Mo, 19, is sharing his experience of volunteering to encourage new volunteers to support people to live well with dementia, and their carers.
Matthew Blain's picture
Most of us can remember a time when we felt a bit down and someone was there to help us - a family member, a friend, a neighbour. It’s amazing the difference that a kind word or a comforting hug ca...
Matthew Blain's picture
The Health and Social Care service is seeking service user and carer representatives who have had an experience of unscheduled care services within the last 5 years.
Matthew Blain's picture
The Digital Age Project is an initiative that focuses on the promotion of digital and social inclusion for older people, using an intergenerational approach involving young people.
Matthew Blain's picture
This year's seasonal flu vaccination programme is under way and the Public Health Agency (PHA) is urging people to 'Stay Well This Winter' by ensuring that those eligible get the free flu vaccine a...
Matthew Blain's picture
This Christmas your home can be merry and bright while saving on your energy bills! By following our top 10 energy saving tips you will have one less stress and be in control of your home. Christma...
Matthew Blain's picture
The Centre of Excellence for Public Health NI at Queen's University are looking for volunteers to take part in a project aimed at helping older people increase their levels of physical activity.
Matthew Blain's picture
Come along to the free digital workshops for over 50s, on Tuesday 2 May 2017 at Belfast City Hall. Bring your tablet, laptop or phone and get free help with any questions. The BBC digital bus will...
Matthew Blain's picture
The Family Arts Campaign has announced the launch of its new Age-Friendly Standards, which provide clear guidance for cultural organisations welcoming older family members. There are already 65 ear...
Matthew Blain's picture
The collaborative Care at Home Innovation project has been set up to understand the needs and gaps in technology for those using and providing care in both professional and family settings. The...
Matthew Blain's picture
Age NI and Law Centre have welcomed the decision by the Department of Health to publish the report of the Expert Panel on Adult Care and Support. The report was launched in advance of a roundtable ...
Matthew Blain's picture
With so many retail, banking and government services now online, it's more important than ever that older people get the skills needed to make the most of the digital world. Spring Online Week is a...
Matthew Blain's picture
When it comes to a one stop shop of health assessment services, your local or high street pharmacy probably has it covered.

Pages

Subscribe to Front page feed