Elderly Links

ALONE is an independent charity that works with the 1 in 5 older people who are homeless, socially isolated, living in deprivation or in crisis.

Age Action Ireland
Age Action Ireland is the national independent organisation on ageing and older people. It acts as a network of organisations and individuals including older people and carers of older people. It is a development agency promoting better policies and services for older people in an ageing society. See Useful links page for links to Older Person sites of interest.

Age and Opportunity
Age & Opportunity is the Irish national agency working to: Challenge negative attitudes to ageing and older people, Promote greater participation by older people in society.

Citizen's Information
This section of the Citizen's Information website contains information for Older People

HSE Services for Older People
The Health Service Executive provides many non acute services for Older People. There are a range of hospitals for non acute Older People listed below.

Irish Association of Older People
The Irish Association of Older People is a voluntary and membership-based organisation that provides information and promotes and encourages activities which improve the lives of older people. It publishes the quarterly Getting On.

Irish Senior Citizen's Parliament
The Irish Senior Citizen's Parliament was established in November 1995 to represent the interests of older people, and to lobby the government for change. The ISCP lobbies on everything from pensions to rural transport and health issues. There are some 200 groups of older people affiliated to ISCP which, between them, represent close to 100,000 people.