A few weeks ago I sat on Grafton street for 5 hours giving people a chance to sit down with me and share a moment of connection. We were of course separately by Plexiglas.
Mid-way up Croagh Patrick, I stopped to remove a stone from my boot.“ Are you going bare-foot?” asked a woman resting on a rock, her smile was wry...
A formidable events organiser, Bairbre Ferguson, first opened my eyes to the power of music in a healthcare setting. Bairbre was organising Lunasa festival in Sligo. I was booked..
From the moment we are born, we are growing older. But getting ‘old’ is something that we try to deny, ignore or resist to the best of our ability
I was volunteering to be a home visitor for an elderly person who lived nearby and was about to be introduced to the lady I would be visiting. I was told she lived on her own...
Financial aid can take a range of different forms. It may be a simple cash allowance that you're entitled to upon reaching a certain age, a discount when purchasing equipment
We all value our independence. We appreciate the freedom to come and go as we please. To cook our dinner and choose what we eat. To dress ourselves, to manage our finances...
Heart disease is the number one cause of death globally, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), accounting for a little under a third of all deaths.
In the new normal, we can help keep our loved one’s fridge well stocked and cupboards full and with a bit of clever planning and an age-old solution: making lists.
Going to the hospital is a scary prospect for most of us, especially amid the coronavirus pandemic. For older people the experience can be disorienting and disconcerting.
During the strange times of this global pandemic, it's essential to understand what to do, who to ask, and how best to assist your loved one with organising their medicines.
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