Age NI welcomes outcome of the review of hate crime legislation

Age NI welcomes the outcome of the review of hate crime legislation by Judge Marrinan and his recommendation to add age to the protected characteristics in legislation. Read more

Staying Connected at Christmas

In a Christmas like no other in recent memory, BBC Northern Ireland, along with a group of local charities is encouraging everyone to find different ways of saying hello and staying in touch with neighbours, friends or their wider family circle. Read more

Joint statement on protecting older people's rights in the next phase of the pandemic

Read the joint statement on protecting older people's rights in pandemic. Read more

Shirl's Story

For more than a decade Shirl has been living with chronic health conditions which have left her in a lot of pain and virtually housebound. When she first made contact with Age NI earlier this year, Shirl told us that her self-confidence and self-belief were at an all time low. Read more

AIB Strikes a Positive Note for Local Charities

AIB has raised £122,815 from auctioning of rare banknotes, the funds will be split between Age NI and Alzheimer’s Society. Read more

Almac Group to Support Age NI

Almac Group has announced the organisation will donate to NI Hospice, Action for Children NI, and Age NI in the wake of COVID-19. Read more

Keeping Well at Home - "If you don’t use it, you lose it’

As part of our Keeping well at Home series we spoke to Emily, an Age NI Volunteer. Following a knee replacement operation, Emily, suddenly realised that she hadn’t the strength to lift a kettle. Read more

Keeping Well at Home - It’s Important to Check in and Chat

As part of our Keeping Well at Home series we spoke to Mandy Wilson, a Mental Health Nurse and Head of Wellbeing at Age NI. Read more

Age NI's Response to NISRA Bulletin 15 May

This has been another very difficult week for care homes across Northern Ireland.  We offer our sincere condolences to everyone concerned. Read more

Derek and Philomena sing of brighter days ahead on their new duet

Country Stars Derek Ryan and Philomena Begley have come released a new song with all proceeds going to Age NI and Alone. Read more

Age NI's Response to NISRA Bulletin 8 May

Older people in care homes must be the priority for care and protection now and in the future. Read more

Second Joint Statement from age sector organisations in UK

Read our second joint statement from Age sector organisations in UK Read more

Joint statement on the rights of older people in the UK to treatment

Our Joint Statement on the rights of older people in the UK to treatment during this pandemic. Read more

Hagan Homes owner donates 40,000 to Age NI

James Hagan, Chair and Founder of Hagan Homes, has donated £40,000 to Age NI but is urging other firms to help him boost much-needed resources during challenging period. Read more

Sheila's Story

How can our First connect service help you? A lovely lady Shelia used our services when her husband passed on leaving her feeling disconnected. Read her story to find out how we helped her. Read more

Launch of Age Friendly Network

The Age Friendly Network NI was launched on 22nd November in Belfast City Hall. The new network aims to make Northern Ireland a better place to age. Read more

Age NI partner for Age at Work Responsible Business Award

Age NI is delighted to be a partner for the Age @ Work category at the 2020 Responsible Business Awards, and is encouraging local businesses to enter the awards, run by Business in the Community. Read more

Spread the warmth - In an emergency

Through our Spread the Warmth campaign, we’re helping older people to stay warm, safe and well at home this winter. But what if bad weather means there’s an emergency or something goes wrong in the house? Here’s some advice, which may come in handy should the worst happen. Read more