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We are rightly proud of our ageing society and celebrate the opportunities as well as the challenges this brings to how we plan, design and deliver public services, support each other and connect t...
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'1/3 of older people in Northern Ireland tell us that they feel lonely, but as we all know, statistics only tell one part of the story,' says Linda Robinson, Age NI Chief Executive.
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The UK Prime Minister, Teresa May, formally began the process of the UK leaving the European Union by triggering Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union on 29 March 2017.
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Visit the Age NI store in Belfast for a chance to win a luxury Sawers deli hamper worth £99! The Age NI Store at Botanic Avenue is open from 10am to 5pm Monday to Saturday. Located near Shaftesbury...
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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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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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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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Older people are telling us they are finding it increasingly difficult to get the care and help they need to remain at home and as independent as possible. Age NI believes that Northern Ireland's...
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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 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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