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Age NI Response to the Minister for Health’s Report, Health and Wellbeing 2026: Delivering Together
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Denise Drain shares her experience of volunteering to encourage more volunteers to support the Age NI Store.
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Since 2013, the Age-friendly Belfast team have been talking to older people to develop the Age-friendly Belfast Plan 2014-2017. It’s 2017 now and the team want to develop a new 3 year Age-friendly...
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Claire Moore from Portadown has been recognised for her outstanding fundraising efforts after successfully completing the Four Peaks Challenge for Age NI. Claire climbed the highest mountain in eac...
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A radical shake-up of Northern Ireland's health and social care system to make it fit for the 21st Century has been unveiled.
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Researchers from Queen’s University and the Royal College of Surgeons want to identify outcomes which are important to older people when they are taking many medicines.
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Age NI and the Public Health Agency have come together to introduce an innovative approach to tackling loneliness experienced by older people across Northern Ireland, as part of an initiative by th...
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Ninety year old Peggy Harrison from Newtownards, whose later life was enriched by Age NI, tells us how a love of knitting helps her to give back. Peggy, who is originally from Fermanagh and has bee...
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Like many charities, Age NI relies on the generosity of hundreds of volunteers to support its work across Northern Ireland, including an innovative approach to learning more about new technology wi...
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Age NI is hosting an advice and information event in The Health Centre Pharmacy, Carrickfergus on Wednesday 26 October from 8.45am – 4pm.
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Belfast City Council and Derry City and Strabane District Council have agreed to develop a joint bid to become the UK’s nominated host city for the European Capital of Culture in 2023. If successfu...
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The darker and colder nights are drawing in and we are all starting to turn the heating up in the evenings. This time of year utility bills tend to get higher. With a few simple steps you could sav...
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Positive Ageing Month is a month-long festival of events and activities in Belfast for older people. Now in its third year, the festival includes activities to suit all tastes - from movies to ...
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Age NI is urging people in the boroughs of Carrick and Larne who are unsure about the new Personal Independence Payment (PIP) benefit and how it may affect them to call the Age NI Advice Service fo...
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80-year-old Ken who became an internet star when his son posted videos of him singing in the car, has landed a record deal.
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Age NI is delighted to launch its free will service during the month of September 2017. Who is the free will service open to? The service is free to anyone resident in Northern Ireland aged 50 and...
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Age NI is urging people who are unsure about the impact of Universal Credit benefit and how it may affect them to call the Age NI Advice Service on freephone 0808 808 7575 for help. The introductio...
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We are collecting old Round Pound Coins to help improve life for older people in Northern Ireland. Even though round pound coins are no longer legal tender, thousands are still in circulation. We'r...
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As we work through the implications of the EU referendum results we are left with lots of questions but little clarity about the practical impacts of this ‘brave new world’ on all our lives.
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New research from Age UK in advance of Grandparents’ Day on Sunday 2 October, has found that people’s fondest memories of their grandparents revolve around enjoying food or family occasions.

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