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Photo Gallery: EngAGEment Event in Killarney

 

An EngAGEment with Bluebird Care is a nationwide roadshow series looking at issues affecting older people in modern Ireland. Below are some photographs taken at the latest EngAGEment event at the Malton Hotel, Killarney.

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Photo Gallery: EngAGEment Event in Portlaoise

 

An EngAGEment with Bluebird Care is a nationwide roadshow series looking at issues affecting older people in modern Ireland. Below are some photographs taken at the latest EngAGEment event in Portlaoise.

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Kilkenny Audience Engaged on Topic of Growing Old

“We need to be more optimistic and upbeat about our role in society, because we have so much to give.” So said one of the attendees at the final “An EngAGEment with Bluebird Care” event which took place in Kilkenny.

The Lyrath Estate Hotel saw 150 guests join four panels of guests to discuss home security, homecare and healthcare, the impact of austerity on older people and participation of older people in society.

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Broadcaster George Hook chaired all five events in Dublin, Galway, Sligo, Cork and Kilkenny and was moved by what he heard from the over 700 people who attended.

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Writing in the Sunday Independent George Hook described the impact the ‘EngAGEment’ series had on him. He revealed that audiences’ anguish over continued austerity led him to believe that, “Sharing the cost of our ageing population is already dividing the nation.”

Read George Hook’s full article in the Sunday Independent here.

Sunday Independent November 17 2013

Watch our highlights video at the link below

Highlights of An EngAGEment with Bluebird Care

An EngAGEment with Bluebird Care

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‘An EngAGEment with Bluebird Care’ is a nationwide roadshow series looking at issues affecting older people in modern Ireland. The events will take place in 5 locations, Dublin, Galway, Sligo, Cork and Kilkenny.

Organised by Bluebird Care, the events will see a number of guest speakers address relevant issues in front of a live audience chaired by Broadcaster George Hook.

Come and hear what our speakers have to say on issues relating to older people. Your voice is also important so come along and have your say.

Some of the topics to be discussed include:

  • Growing old in Ireland
  • Austerity and the impact on Pensioners
  • Life after retirement
  • Social engagement: The key to older people’s wellbeing
  • Homecare provision
  • Home security

 

 

 

The events will take place in the following locations:

Dublin: 7-9pm Tuesday September 17th – Radisson Blu St. Helen’s Hotel, Stillorgan Road, Dublin.

Galway: 7-9pm Tuesday October 1st – Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway

Sligo: 7-9pm Tuesday October 8th – Radisson Blu Hotel, Sligo

Cork: 7-9pm Tuesday October 29th Radisson Blu Hotel, Cork

Kilkenny: 7-9pm Tuesday 12th November Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny

 

All events are FREE but places are limited and pre-booking is advised.

To book your place call 0818 227 052 or email info@bluebirdcare.ie. Alternatively you can fill in the form on our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/bluebirdcare/app_212097992149339