Dublin Age Friendly City - Consultations with people over 55 begin in Finglas, Ballymun, Whitehall and Cabra

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Dublin Age Friendly City Consultations with people over 55 begin in Finglas, Ballymun, Whitehall and Cabra

The locations, dates and times of the Dublin Age Friendly City consultations for older people in the North West Area of Dublin City are:

  • Dublin City University - Wed 8th May 10 a.m.
  • Santa Maria Day Care Centre, Cabra - Wed 15th May 2.30pm-4.00pm
  • Finglas Youth Resources Centre, Finglas - Wed 22nd May 11.00am-1.00pm
  • Council Chambers, Ballymun Civic Offices - Wed 29th May 1.30pm-3pm

Mr John Lonergan is the special guest speaker at the launch the Dublin Age Friendly City series of consultations with people over the age of 55 in Dublin City University, School of Nursing Building on Wednesday 8th May at 10 a.m. This event in the North West area of Dublin city launches a series of 4 consultations with people over the age of 55 from Finglas, Ballymun, Whitehall and Cabra. This consultation seeks to gain the views of people in this part of Dublin city on how the lives of older people in their area can be improved.

This consultation is the beginning of a city wide process of seeking the views of older people on what will improve the quality of life of people over the age of 55 in Dublin city. The views of older people will inform a strategy for making Dublin City a more age friendly city for people over the age of 55.

Dublin Age Friendly City is the brand for an inter agency group led by Dublin City Council. The organisations involved in the North West Area of Dublin City for this Dublin Age Friendly City are: Dublin City Council, Dublin City University, Ballymun Whitehall Area Partnership, Tolka Area Partnership, Dublin Chamber of Commerce, St Vincent de Paul, An Garda Siochána, the Health Service Executive and Ageing Well Network. Ageing Well Network has a nation- wide remit for assisting local authorities develop Age Friendly Cities and Counties through inter- agency engagement and co-operation.

Older people who will attend this consultation process are being invited through their local community groups. They will also be asked to join an older person’s council that will meet to inform this process of making Dublin an Age Friendly City.

ENDS

For more information

www.dublin.ie/socialinclusion

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