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Beginners Computer and Smartphone Training

This page will help people who are new to using computers, smartphones and the internet find information and services that may be of interest to them.

Please find below some of our training guides that are suitable for older people and learners who need plenty of support and encouragement.

We would be delighted for anyone to make use of these resources and would appreciate it if Age Action could be credited.

Please click here to view the Social Computing for the Community website.

Note: Links to external websites are included on this page. Age Action is not responsible for the contents of external websites.

 

Concerns about Proposed Amendments to the Fair Deal Scheme in Relation to Rental Income

(10 May 2022) Age Action will address the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage on Planning: on the Provision of housing for older people, including Fair Deal on 10 May, where they will advocate for a package of safeguarding measures to be put in place to protect older people living in nursing homes as well as reforms to allow 100% of rental income on the person's primary residence to be disregarded by the HSE under the Nursing Home Support Scheme (Fair Deal).