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Positive Ageing Month 2022

October is Positive Ageing Month, a month-long festival of events and activities for older people. It celebrates the contribution that older people make to their communities, and no more so than this year!

Check out all the great activities happening throughout the month…

Ards & North Down Borough Council areaPositive Ageing Roadshows throughout the month.  Click here for more info.  (note, you must book your place at least a week before the event you wish to attend)

Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council area: a range of in person and online events and activities for people of all ages to enjoy throughout the month of October. Click here to view the full programme of events including quiz nights, art classes, open water swimming and more!

Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council area: International Older Persons Day event on 3 Oct – advice, health and wellbeing activities, and a free lunch- click here for more info.  And click here to view the ABC Seniors Network newsletter which contains the full programme of events.

Belfast City Council area: A month-long festival of events and activities for older people including chair aerobics, line dancing, walking groups, IT workshops and tea dances.  Click here to view the full programme.

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area: Age Friendly Causeway has unveiled its inaugural Positive Ageing calendar packed with a fantastic variety of events which will take place throughout October.  Click here to view the full programme.

Derry City & Strabane District Council area:  A comprehensive programme of events across the council area.  Click here for contact details to get your programme.

Fermanagh & Omagh District Council area: a month-long campaign of events, activities and programmes that promote positive ageing as well as celebrating the contribution older people make to their communities.  This is a great opportunity to get out and about, try new things and meet new people.  Click here to see the full programme.

Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council area: check their website for latest news or email / (028) 9244 7327

Mid & East Antrim Borough Council area: click here to view their extensive and diverse range of events and workshops throughout October

Mid Ulster District Council area: jam-packed festival of free events and activities geared towards older people – from gentle walks outdoors, to virtual and in-person advice sessions on the cost of living, Pension advice, and drop-in hearing clinics.  Click here to find out more.

Newry, Mourne & Down Council area: contact 0330 137 4024 for more details

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Libraries NI: Throughout the month local libraries will be running their regular events such as Knit and Natter, Tea and Newspapers, Mindful Colouring and Adult Reading Groups. These free activities are a great way to learn a new skill, improve an existing one, and to also get out and meet other people.  Click here for more info.

Linking Generations NI: Click here to visit their website for resources and intergenerational activities during Positive Ageing Month

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