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Laois woman (70) wins Google Silver Surfer 2014 Award with Age Action

Age Action | Silver Surfer Awards | Trudy Nealon 2014 winner

Trudy Nealon (70) from Laois has been named as the overall winner of 2014 Google Silver Surfer Awards with Age Action. Trudy uses technology on a daily basis for everything, as treasurer of the Portlaoise Active Retirement Association, she is also responsible for the administration of the club, managing its finances and membership database.

Age Action highlights concerns about proposed mental capacity legislation to UN Human Rights Council

Age Action today urged the government to amend the Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Bill 2013 in order for it to recognise older people’s rights to liberty and security.  The call comes as Ireland undergoes its fourth examination under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) by the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva today.