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Have your say on our Age Friendly Belfast Draft Plan 2022-2026 Nov 2022

In May 2012, Belfast became the first council in Northern Ireland to commit to becoming an Age Friendly City. During February - June 2022 we consulted widely with older people, dementia friendly neighbourhood groups and a range of organisations to develop our third Age Friendly Belfast plan. Based on what we heard and using other evidence and research, we have developed an Age Friendly Belfast Draft Plan 2022-2026 Age Friendly Belfast Plan Help make the Age-friendly Belfast Plan the b [...]

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Positive Ageing Month 2022 Sep 2022

It is October so that must  mean it is Positive Ageing Month! There is a host of activities for older people planned to celebrate the contribution Belfast’s older citizens make to the city and their local communities. Some Positive Ageing Month favourites like Chocolate Bingo, the Big Quiz and a Tea Dance will all be done virtually for older people to enjoy from the comfort of their own homes but this year we hope to see people return to face to events. It begins on Sunday 2nd  Octo [...]

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Age Friendly Belfast Baseline 2022 Jun 2022

We have reviewed key statistics and research in relation to the eight age-friendly domains in Belfast.  Our baseline report includes the most recent findings from the Northern Ireland Cohort for the Longitudinal Study of Ageing Wave 1 Key findings report (the NICOLA Study), Queen’s University Belfast, which began in November 2017. Age Friendly Belfast Baseline 2022 [...]

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