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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.

Age Action Welcomes the launch of the Housing Options for our Ageing Population Policy Statement

Responding to today’s launch of the Housing Options for our Ageing Population Policy Statement, Paddy Connolly, CEO of Age Action, Ireland’s leading advocacy organisation  said;

“This is a welcome joint initiative by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and the Department of Health because it begins to address the needs of our ageing population in terms of ageing in place.  The commitment to provide real choice to people through a catalogue of housing with supports is welcome, especially the recognition that an ageing population has diverse needs.”

He continued “Age Action believes that we should have a choice to age in place which means the creation of age friendly environments, including the provision of support services locally, which enable people to remain in their own homes and in communities for longer. The wider support needs of people as we age was to be addressed through the National Positive Ageing Strategy which was published in 2013 and is yet to be implemented.”