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Positive Ageing Week: Home Instead Senior Care To Host Health & Wellbeing Morning in Our Lady's Hall, Dalkey

Sep 21, 2016

Home Instead Senior Care are hosting a Positive Ageing: Health and Wellbeing Morning in Our Lady’s Hall, Dalkey on Saturday, 8th October from 9.30am to 1.00pm. 

The positive ageing event includes important information from organisations such as:

  • Home Instead Senior Care: Information on positive ageing, staying independent at home and the provision of free copies of Senior Citizen: The Essential Guide Book.
  • Blackrock Audiology Clinic: The audiology team will provide expertise on hearing loss, hearing aid options available and tinnitus management.
  • Physio2u: Physiotherapists will offer Balance Assessments and advice on fall prevention.
  • An Garda Siochana and Garda Older Persons Association (GOPA): Information on home security and the key actions and aims of GOPA.
  • Forever Therapies: Therapists with holistic therapies providing relief and comfort as well as mini treatments.
  • Dalkey Podiatry Clinic: Provision of free diabetic foot checks.

All organisations will also be providing talks throughout the morning on topics such as Living well with Dementia; The Impact of Hearing Loss; Engagement with Older People; Falls Prevention and Foot Health.

Speaking about the upcoming event, David Healy, Owner and Managing Director of Home Instead Senior Care said: “Every year our home care office participates in Positive Ageing Week.  Enhancing the lives of older people and is at the heart of what we do. By arming people with valuable information at the upcoming health and wellbeing morning, we are doing our best to ensure more people in the local community enjoy a happy, healthy and independent life at home”.

This is the 14th year Positive Ageing Week has taken place. Hundreds of events will take place around the country and the theme of this year is: Celebrating Ageing in Your Community.

For more information call 01 2068022. 

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