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Age Action win an award in excellence for their Training programme with the help of Home Instead Senior Care

Mar 12, 2014
The Irish Institute of Training and Development awarded the prize in the small enterprise category to Age Action 'Getting Started' computer training programme for older people. The award was given for excellence in training.

Congratulations to the work of Pauline from Age Action and the staff from Home Instead Senior Care who dedicated their time to help train the older people new IT skills.

Of course, the ultimate winners are the older people who are learning new IT skills. Their lives are being transformed by being able for the first time to do things online that many people take for granted.

If you know an older person who would like to learn how to use a computer, contact Pauline and her team to find out the location of your nearest Getting Started class. You can email the team at

Pictured Below at the awards night in Naas, Co. Kildare, on Friday last, are Pauline Power, Age Action Getting Started programme manager, and Pat Power, one of Age Actions volunteers from Waterford.