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TASTE OF DCU

YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD TO LEARN SOMETHING NEW A TASTE OF DCU 2018 Monday, September 10th 9.00 AM –4.30 PM School of Nursing and Human Sciences (Collins Ave Entrance) The day will provide an opportunity to showcase the range of opportunities  on campus for mature and older learners Refreshments /Lunch and a free Raffle […]

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Senior Alert Scheme

The Senior Alert Scheme (SAS), supported by Pobal, offers a personal monitored alarm system (pendant alarm) to people over the age of 65 for a year. The equipment is free with monitoring also free for the first year. Its availability was recently extended to those not living alone, having previously only been available to single […]

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World COPD Week

COPD Support Ireland call on the country to join the conversation and #LetstalkCOPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) World Awareness Week (13th to 17th November) Nationwide events planned for World COPD Day on the 15th of November COPD Support Ireland, a national charity for all those living with the disease, is delighted to announce a week of events […]

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2017 Raffle Winners

We held our annual raffle on October 24th in Liberty Hall, Dublin. We wish to thank everyone who assisted in anyway, including our members, everyone who bought tickets, and the supermarkets and shopping centres that facilitated us. 1st Prize        Darren Wimsey                  Carrick-on-Shannon Co Leitrim 2nd Prize  […]

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Be safe & be prepared for Hurricane Ophelia

The hurricane is on the way and we urge all OLDER PEOPLE to shelter in their own place. The Irish Senior Citizens also urges all seniors to put in place a plan to ensure that they  have  all the items they need to survive the hurricane. Ideally we suggest that you prepare for the eventuality […]

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Was this a Restorative Budget for Older people?

In our Pre-Budget Submission we looked, not just for increases for older people for 2017/2018 but for a Programme of Recovery for Older People 2018-2020 in which government would outline their intentions and plans for older people. Naively, we expected there would be a plan, because in the run up to the BUDGET  there were promises, that […]

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Media Statement: Budget 2018

The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament (ISCP), representing 300 affiliated organisations calls on all those involved in the BUDGET 2018 negotiations to remember their election promises to Older People and to ensure that Budget 2018 measures, incrementally seek the implementation of A Programme of Recovery for Older People 2018-2020 We now need concrete proposals and timelines which […]

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DCU Love of Life Long Learning

A wide range of modules are being offered by DCU Age-Friendly University this Autumn for older people, beginning October 16th. For more information on the Love of Life Long Learning Programme, call 01 700 8933 or e-mail Christine at christine.okelly@dcu.ie

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DCU Educational Opportunities

Some exciting opportunities for older people are available at Dublin City University (DCU). DCU is an Age Friendly University, and is committed to widening access to higher education, and enhancing the lives of older people through educational programmes and research. For more information, contact the DCU Age Friendly programme here. Opportunities An extended range of modules from DCU’s undergraduate […]

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