January 25, 2023

The Alliance of Age Sector NGO’s latest report calls for an Independent Commissioner for Ageing and Older People

Today, The Alliance of Age Sector NGOs launches its 2023 Report, ‘Telling It Like It Is; Combatting Ageism,’ which sets out why Ireland needs to take ageism seriously and take meaningful action to counteract it. The report highlights the nature and impact of ageism in Ireland and offers several evidence-informed […]
December 12, 2022

Christmas Tree delivery in Willie Bermingham Place as part of ongoing effort to Share the Warmth.

ALONE, the national charity that helps older people to age at home, is once again collaborating with Andy Kenny and Firtree to give older people living in ALONE’s Willie Bermingham Place a Christmas tree and dinner.   This is a great part of ALONE’s Christmas campaign over the years and […]
December 5, 2022

ALONE asks government to prepare for an older population

ALONE, the charity that helps older people to age at home, has welcomed ‘Health in Ireland – Key Trends 2022’ issued today but cautions that this should be presented not as a burden on our society but rather a fundamental fact that needs planning and delivery in key aspects of […]
December 1, 2022

ALONE launches its ‘Share the Warmth’ campaign ahead of a difficult winter

ALONE, the charity that helps older people to age at home, launched its Winter campaign ‘Share the Warmth’ at the Westin Hotel this morning with Joanna Donnelly, Met Eireann Weather Presenter and ALONE service users. The charity has continued to see a sharp increase in demand for its services as […]
November 11, 2022

ALONE highlights the need for Safeguarding Legislation this Safeguarding Awareness Day

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is highlighting the need for the introduction of safeguarding legislation this Adult Safeguarding Day. ALONE has consistently worked with older people who can suffer from all sorts of abuse ranging from physical, mental, and financial abuse. This Adult Safeguarding […]
October 20, 2022

ALONE calls on all agencies to work together to support older people amid rising energy costs this winter

    ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, has called on all organisations to work together to support older people this winter and ‘share the warmth’.   In light of rising energy costs, and in partnership with Government and the Department of the Environment, Climate […]
August 3, 2022

Volunteer Privacy Statement

ALONE needs to keep and process information about our volunteers to help us deliver our services, for general administrative tasks and to meet certain quality standards. We also keep this information to manage the relationship with our volunteers effectively, lawfully and appropriately. It’s used during the volunteer recruitment process, while […]
August 3, 2022

ALONE welcomes move to benchmark State Pension to the average Industrial wage

ALONE welcomes the news from the Department of Social Protection regarding benchmarking the State pension to the average industrial wage, helping it keep pace with the rising cost of living. ALONE has welcomed news today regarding benchmarking of the State Pension, and has urged Government to implement incremental increases starting […]
July 28, 2022

ALONE joins with Humans of Dublin to celebrate International Day of Friendship 2022

  International Friendship Day, which takes place on 30 July, is an international day of recognition. This year, ALONE has partnered with Humans of Dublin to share the stories of how friendship from thousands of ALONE volunteers has changed the lives of older people in Ireland.   ALONE are also […]