Age Action Ireland

Age Action's vision is that Ireland becomes the best place in the world in which to grow older. Our mission is 'to achieve fundamental change in the lives of all older people by empowering them to live full lives as actively engaged citizens and to secure their rights to comprehensive high quality services according to their changing needs'. Age Action's Getting Started programme is a learning and awareness programme encouraging older people to use computers and Internet. Our goal is promoting digital inclusion and positive ageing by providing opportunities for older people to use computers, the Internet and mobile phones.
Help older people learn basic IT skills
 
Age Action's award winning "Getting Started" programme is a learning and awareness raising programme for older people to encourage and help them to use computers and the internet. Our goal is to promote digital inclusion and positive aging by providing opportunities for all older people to learn about technology. All our tutors are trained volunteers and work one-to-one with older learners as each learner may require different levels of support, encouragement and have proven very successful. project reportread updates from the field
Care & Repair: Free DIY jobs for Older People
 
As we grow older basic household tasks can become very difficult to manage. People who have been house-proud all of their lives find themselves unable to maintain their homes. Ultimately this can make the difference between staying at home and moving to residential care. Care & Repair uses a pool of volunteers to carry out DIY jobs for older people free of charge. The most common services required by older people are: gardening, painting, security locks, smoke alarms, moving furniture project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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