Older People

Older people encouraged to tune into new positive ageing podcast

A new podcast exploring healthy ageing in Ireland was launched this week. The 12-part series, called "The Old Country", is produced by Active Retirement Ireland, which has local groups and members in Mayo, Galway and Roscommon. The podcast explores issues around ageing such as combatting ageism, age-friendly...

Age Friendly Ireland publishes July newsletter

The latest edition of the Age Friendly Ireland newsletter is now available to read online. Age Friendly Ireland coordinates the national Age Friendly Cities and Counties Programme. As a shared service function, Age Friendly Ireland brings together, supports and provides technical guidance to the 31-local authority-led, multi-agency Age Friendly...

Armchair Azure Tours in Mayo

Mayo County Council Arts Service in partnership with local arts venues is delighted to announce Armchair Azure, a new series of free Dementia Inclusive Friendly virtual visual art tours. For those living with dementia, the virtual visual art tours are an accessible way of engaging with...

Why Men’s Health? webinar

You are invited to the first in a series of webinars focused on Engaging Men. The Why Men’s Health? webinar takes place on Thursday, April 29, from 12.00 – 13.00 and registration is here. HSE Health and Wellbeing, together with the Men’s Health Forum in Ireland, the Men’s Development Network...

Free online exercise class for over 55’s

Start date: Friday 12th March Time: 11am Location: Online via Zoom The classes will have a wide variety of exercises which will be adaptable to suit all ability levels. The Siel Bleu Ireland trainer will give seated and standing adaptations to all exercises. The types of exercises participants will be doing will be...

Keeping well this winter in Galway

The health service is here for you this winter, from routine appointments to urgent care. This leaflet (click on link below) contains useful contact details for local health services that you or someone you know might need over the coming months. And look out for your Keeping...

Keeping well this winter in Roscommon

The health service is here for you this winter, from routine appointments to urgent care. This leaflet (click on link below) contains useful contact details for local health services that you or someone you know might need over the coming months. And look out for your Keeping...

Keeping well this winter in Mayo

The health service is here for you this winter, from routine appointments to urgent care. This leaflet (click on link below) contains useful contact details for local health services that you or someone you know might need over the coming months. And look out for your Keeping...

Living Well Programme

If you are living with a long-term health condition you may be interested in doing the ‘Living Well’ Programme’. This is a six-week programme delivered in 2.5-hour weekly sessions where you will learn new skills to manage your health condition on a day to day basis. This...

FREE Psychology Service – For Older Adults Living in County Roscommon

APSI is offering a new service to older adults 65 years and over. It is a once-off friendly phone call to help facilitate a self-help wellbeing approach in their daily lives. For those experiencing mild symptoms of low mood, stress, and anxiety and looking for...

Want to set up a Walking Group in your community this Spring?

If you would like to get a walking group started in your area take steps to start with the new phase of the Get Ireland Walking Active Community Walking Programme. The programme will encourage people to become active/more active through walking and support local people...

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Self Care to Wellness Programme

A self care management course for people living with an on-going or long term health condition.   Living with an on going or long term health condition can be difficult and can leave people feeling like they are out of control. This Self Care to Wellness programme is...

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Mayo men encouraged to ‘make the move’

ARE you aged 30+, male and not very physically active? Do you want to feel fitter, have fun, have more energy and meet new people? Read more: Mayo men encouraged to 'make the move'   More on Community Support Services HERE More on General Health HERE More on Older People HERE...