Age Action operates a busy information service on older people's issues and services throughout Ireland. Trained information officers provide information or referrals to the appropriate organisations. The service responds to queries from individuals and organisations about:
Entitlements: pensions, carer's allowance,
accommodation issues: nursing homes, sheltered housing and living alone allowances.
Safety and security issues: grants for personal alarms. For more information on Personal Alarm providers in Ireland, please click here (PDF, size 20.8 KB).
Health concerns: accessing community services like home help or occupational therapy. We advocate with the HSE on behalf of Older People.
Employment issues: age discrimination
Leisure: social activities, arts activities, sports activities carers: respite facilities, carer's courses, entitlements
Information on Travel Insurance and financial services. For an extensive list of Travel Insurance providers and comparative prices and conditions, please click here (PDF, size 17,7 KB).
For more information on our services, please click here for our What We Do brochure (PDF, size 789 KB), or alternatively click on the links to our programmes below.
- Citizen Advocacy
- Care and Repair
- Getting Started Computer Training
- Lifelong Learning- U3A
- Generations Together
- Ageing & Development
The information service is open from 9:30am-1:00pm and 2.00pm - 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
Tel:(01) 475 6989 or Lo Call - 1890 369369