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Educational Projects

Age Action is involved in a series of projects, including international collaborations, which either carry out educational workshops on a range of issues, or develop educational workshops which will be delivered in the future.

These include: 

  • EU-sponsored projects on elder abuse with partners in Ireland, Italy, Romania and Finland
  • A residential care homes project in North Dublin focused on multi-culturalism
  • Education workshops about Ageing in the Developing World

Follow the links below for more information on these projects, including funding and objectives.

Budget Emergency Measures Protect Older Persons This Winter But €12 Increase in the State Pension is a Cut in Spending Power

(Tuesday 27 September 2022) Age Action welcomes emergency measures in Budget 2023 to help older persons cope with the cost of living this winter. The announced double pension payments and the electricity credits are a welcome recognition by the Government that many older persons are struggling with basic costs like food, energy and running a car in rural Ireland. In addition, lump sum payments for those living alone or in receipt of Fuel Allowance will target those who are most at risk of poverty.