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  • Commissioner's draft priorities for his term of office



    The Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland, Eddie Lynch has launched his draft priorities for his term of office and wants to hear your views. 
     
    To read more, click here.
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    Eddie Lynch takes up post as Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland


    In the Commissioner's first day in office, Eddie Lynch outlined his commitment to tackling financial abuse against older people. 

     

    To read his statement, click here

  • Save the date: Financially Safe and Secure? - Friday 30th September 

    The Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland and Action on Elder Abuse invite you to Save the Date for a forthcoming conference on Friday 30 September 2016 exploring issues around the financial abuse of older people.


    To register for more details please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Nominated Neighbour Scheme

    COPNI and the PSNI have launched the 'Nominated Neighbour' scheme. This is an initiative that if an unrecognised caller comes to the address of an older person when they are alone in the house, the caller will be handed a card instructing them to contact their 'Nominated Neighbour', who will then try and check the caller's identity.

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  • Appreciating Age

    The Commissioner's report entitled "Appreciating Age" attaches an economic value to contributions made by older people across Northern Ireland. The report shows that after costs of age-related spending are subtracted, older people in Northern Ireland will make a net positive contribution of almost £25 billion to the economy over the next 50 years.

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