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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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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...
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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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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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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...
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Danske Bank has donated £600 to its charity partner Age NI because 12 hat-tricks were scored during the 2015/16 Danske Bank Premiership season.
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Les Dewart from Moira, who took part in one of the world's most famous long distance races in memory of his late father, is continuing his fundraising efforts for Age NI with a successful bag pack...
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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!
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With high temperatures forecast to continue in many parts of Northern Ireland over the coming days, Age NI is advising people to take extra care in the summer months and to look out for older...
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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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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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With the support of Melvin Pharmacy in Garrison, Age NI is urging people in Fermanagh who may have concerns about community care to contact the Age NI Advice Service for help.
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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.
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Living DNA are running a special promotion in honour of National DNA Day. DNA Day is celebrated because of the discovery of the DNA's double helix in 1953, then the completion of the Human Genome...
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Age NI and the PSNI Economic Crime Unit have teamed up with Financial Fraud Action UK to encourage people to better protect themselves, and older people they know, from financial fraud. At the laun...
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Age NI and Macmillan Cancer Support are working in partnership to bring together older people with a cancer experience. Why are we doing this? To find out what experiences older people living with...
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In response to the proposed plans to cut £70 million from health and social care budgets across Northern Ireland, Linda Robinson, Age NI Chief Executive, said, 'This is extremely worrying as cuts t...
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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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The Northern Ireland Pensioners Parliament has launched a survey seeking views from older people on the implications of Brexit and how they feel following the EU referendum vote. The Parliament wan...

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