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Everyone at AGEnda would like to say a very big thank you to all our volunteers across various roles for your time and commitment.
Without your support we would be unable to deliver our services to older people in North Down & Ards.
We sent out 1,400 surveys to over 65s in the area in Spring 2021.
We received 555 responses.
Here’s what the people of Ards & North Down told us.
Many people have adapted to technologies but still prefer letter and face to face contact.
Many have shown interest in befriending – a service we are looking at developing and which will support people living alone or feeling isolated.
Connected Older People
We asked our clients to tell u...
AGE north down & ards (AGEnda) Volunteers and Staff were very excited when Nicholas Graham Aveda Salon sent Andrea & Mia to paint rainbows on the office windows at 24 Hamilton Road, Bangor.
Nicholas heard AGEnda are waiting for their building to be painted and wanted to ‘brighten up the days’ for everyone in the AGEnda team who are working so hard.
AGEnda are providing support and signposting to the older people throughout ards & north down, which includes phoning cl...
Communities NI Minister is encouraging people to get behind Volunteer Now Support Challenge.
If you are interested in volunteering register here: https://www.volunteernow.co.uk/ and click on the pop up window for Covid19 ,
Community Engagement Officer
Ards/North Down & Lisburn/Castlereagh
phone: (028) 9081 8310
mobile: 078 5091 0606
Bangor Elim Church
Balloo Crescent, Bangor
Tel: 02891 271800
Storehouse North Down
Tel: 07526 541168 (food enquiries only).
Newtownards Thriving Life Church
18c Crawfordsburn Road
Tel: 02891 817487/07902933297...
If you need food;
Bangor NI Foodbank
Tel: 07821 791 674
Bangor Elm Church
Tel: 028 9127 1800
If you need support;
Ring your GP
South East Health & Social Care Trust - Local Primary Care &...
To celebrate Positive Ageing Month, Ards and North Down Borough Council is hosting a Positive Ageing Event in Ards Blair Mayne Wellbeing and Leisure Complex on Monday 28 October from 10am-1pm.
Aimed at those aged 55 and over, local agencies and clubs will promote their activities and ensure visitors are provided with important information about what’s on offer in the borough.
There will be an opportunity to try different sports and activities on site, including low-impact tas...
HAVE YOU BEEN SCAMMED OR KNOW SOMEONE WHO HAS!!!
AGEnda are holding ANTI-CRIME WORKSHOPS in your area to provide you with support and information on scams, home safety and anti social behaviour (ASB).
The workshops will last approx. 1 hour and a cup of tea/coffee and tray bake will be provided.
“Events have been kindly funded by Assets Recovery Community Scheme”DATE VENUE TIME Monday 29th April 2019
BANGOR - Community Hub
Hamilton Road, Bangor BT20 4L...
What a week for AGE North Down & Ards (AGEnda); 5 venues, hundreds of people, thousands of sandwiches and lots of conversation. AGEnda’s Fear of Crime programme was delivered across Ards & North Down last week, and the feedback has been great so far. The programme provided advice and information on how older – and younger people – could take simple steps to protect themselves from crime, scams and feel less lonely.
The events took place in Newtownards, Holywood, Bangor, Comber...