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 […]
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 […]
Christmas FM wants to “Give the Gift of Home” this year by raising over €200,000 which will go directly to ALONE, a fitting charity partner considering it’s been such a difficult year for our older population
The number of people aged 65 and over is projected to increase from 629,800 in 2016 to between 1.5 and 1.6 million by 2051. The needs of older people must play a central role for this Government and in the years to come.