It’s Important to Check in and Chat

Mandy Wilson is a Mental Health Nurse and Head of Wellbeing at Age NI.  She says there are lots of simple ways to feel connected whilst shielding or social distancing. 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

Spread the Warmth - Preparing for Winter

As the temperatures start to dip, it’s a good idea to check whether you are properly prepared for winter. Getting ready for the cold weather means you are more likely to keep warm and well this winter. Read more

Spread the warmth - Our ‘5 Top Tips’ on staying healthy in winter

Cold weather can be a worry in later life. As we get older, our bodies respond differently to the cold which can leave us more susceptible to serious health problems. But with a little preparation, and by following our ‘5 Top Tips’ you can stay warmer and healthier this winter: Read more

Age NI selected as Charity Partner for Staff Nursing Awards Dinner

Staff in independent care homes and domiciliary care services in Northern Ireland have been invited to demonstrate their outstanding work by entering the 2020 Staff Nursing Care Awards. We are delighted to announce we are the nominated charity for the celebratory awards dinner. Read more

My Life My Way celebration event

On 26th September, Age NI were delighted to welcome stakeholders to a special event in the Europa Hotel - My Life My Way, A Leadership Exchange on Innovation in Dementia Community Support. Read more

Donate your words

Age UK is working with Cadbury to tackle the issue of loneliness amongst older people. Age NI are delighted to be part of the campaign, and are encouraging people to get involved. Read more

Gary's Story

One of our Advice and Advocacy Officers, Gary Vaugh describes his role, motivations and most memorable moments. Read more

Bad Weather Advice

As the forecast gets winder and wetter we thought we’d share some simple steps to help you stay warm and well in the coming days. Read more