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Age NI and the PSNI Economic Crime Unit have teamed up with Financial Fraud Action UK to host a Take Five over Tea event, in the Europa Hotel on Thursday 22 June, to encourage people to better...
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This October Go ON NI and Belfast City Council are hosting Fix IT surgeries in community hubs across Belfast.
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The Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland will be asking older people to meet him at a series of events across Northern Ireland to hear their views on his proposed priorities for his...
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Get the gift of a handy budgeting tool to help you manage Christmas spending and plan for expenses in the year ahead.
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The Balmoral Show is Northern Ireland's largest agricultural event and this year Age NI will have an exciting stand to meet the thousands of people who attend. Running over four days, 10-13 May, th...
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As part of Scams Awareness Month (July 2016) the Consumer Council has revealed that almost one in five Northern Ireland (NI) consumers have been a victim of a scam in the last three years.
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Niamh Busby, 17, an A Level student from Bangor, is appealing for new volunteers to help out this summer in the Age NI shop on Central Avenue.
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Local Bangor man and Danske Bank Branch Manager, Nick Craig lends his support to fellow Bangor man Derek McClure, Age NI Store Acting Manager, during a recent promotional weekend in Bangor’s...
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Next week, BBC Radio Ulster/Foyle’s airwaves will be buzzing with interviews, conversations and features about reading as BBC Northern Ireland presents Book Week NI.
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A new study on patient outcomes after hip fracture has been launched by medical researchers at the Royal Victoria Hospital.
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Age NI held an event in the Long Gallery, Stormont recently to bring older people, the age sector and MLAs together to explore how to prepare and plan for NI’s ageing population. At the event MLAs...
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Reminiscence can have an incredibly positive impact on older people by supporting them to value themselves through recalling and sharing their memories.
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From 20 March to 23 April 2017, Age NI will be calling on people in Northern Ireland to 'start a conversation' as part of the initiative by Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness which both addresses...
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"Sex is the key to staying sharp in old age," reports the Mail Online after researchers found older people who have regular sex scored better on two of five brain tests. Participants who had sex at least once a week scored higher on tests that measured their verbal fluency and spatial...
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"Toxic fumes in aircraft cabins could cause serious health problems, scientists warn," reports The Sun. This is based on a UK study investigating air contamination on aircraft and its possible effects on the health of pilots and cabin crew. The researchers say the air supply on planes can...
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20 June 2017 - We are seeking a Director of Policy, Communication and Publications as well as a Temporary Communications and Administration Assistant. These are great opportunities to be part of our team in London. [Find out more]
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"Cholesterol-lowering jab to help prevent heart disease," reports BBC Online. The headline refers to a recent mouse study that aimed to see whether a new vaccine could reduce cholesterol and lower the risk of heart disease. Mice bred to develop heart and vascular disease were given the...
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"Prostate cancer blood test helps target treatment," BBC News reports. A study found a blood test could detect which men with advanced prostate cancer would benefit from new drug treatment. Researchers analysed blood samples from nearly 50 men taking part in a trial of a new drug (...
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"Just three mutations are needed to make bird flu a potential pandemic strain that could kill millions," is the alarming headline from the Mail Online. However, the chance of all three mutations occurring has been described as "relatively low". Bird flu hit the headlines in 1997...
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"Women who are obese when they conceive are more likely to have a baby with serious birth defects," The Guardian reports. Swedish researchers looked at more than a million health records and found a link between excess body mass index (BMI) and the risk of a child being born with birth...

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