Here are some links to websites that provide guidance and information:

 

Active Retirement Irelandthe largest community based older people’s association in Ireland 

www.activeirl.ie

The Alzheimer Society of Irelandthis website supplies a wealth of practical information

www.alzheimer.ie

Assistireland.ie – Information on daily living aids, suppliers and guidance on what aid might be best in specific circumstances.  (Provided by Citizens Information Board).

www.assistireland.ie

Preparation for the changing seasons

The HSE has a booklet about keeping well and warm in the winter:

www.wellandwarm.ie

Also some suggestions on how to keep cool in the summer too:

www.hse.ie/eng/services/news/media/pressrel/newsarchive/2013archive/july2013/summerweather.html

This new HSE website gives practical advice on how to mind yourself or your family when you are sick:

www.undertheweather.ie

The Office of Emergency Planning at the Department of Defence has a helpful website about getting ready for the winter:

www.winterready.ie

Age UK 

  www.ageuk.org.uk

Well worth checking out is the People section which relates real life experiences:

www.ageuk.org.uk/travel-lifestyle/people/

Prunella Scales, 82, and Timothy West, 80, are one of British acting’s most loved and respected couples.  Here they share the effect Prunella’s dementia diagnosis has had on their lives.  It is heartwarming – highly recommended reading:-

www.ageuk.org.uk/travel-lifestyle/people/timothy-west-and-prunella-scales-on-dementia

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