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    If you are thinking of Volunteering ……please consider us

    Posted by Kilkenny & Carlow Contact on August 3 2016

    We are once again looking for Befriending  Volunteers in Kilkenny City & County . Please ring us on 0567772151 if you would like to Volunteer now/or you would like to link in with our upcoming Volunteer training morning in September . 

    NEW DUAL ALARM

    Posted by Kilkenny & Carlow Contact on July 24 2016

    We now can supply a  dual alarm for any older people who may not have a landline.The Lifeline home unit has an integrated GSM module to enable the unit to be deployed on a mobile phone (GSM) network .  This provides a simple solution when no land line is available. Please ring our Main office in Kilkenny for […]

    SENIORS ALERT SCHEME

    Posted by Kilkenny & Carlow Contact on July 24 2016

    We are an accredited POBAL, to provide community Alarm Services to over 65’s .The Seniors Alert Scheme aims to encourage community support for vulnerable older people in our communities, provides grant assistance towards the purchase and installation of monitored personal alarms to enable older persons without sufficient means to continue to live securely in their homes with […]

    MEMORY MATTERS

    Posted by Kilkenny & Carlow Contact on July 9 2016

    The skill, time and energy of our volunteers make a real difference to what we do, enhancing the quality and support we offer older people. If you would like to join as a volunteer visiting a person with Memory Loss please contact us . Training & support will be provided.

    KILKENNY & CARLOW TOWN AREAS

    Posted by Kilkenny & Carlow Contact on July 9 2016

    If you would like to join as a volunteer in  Kilkenny & Carlow Town  areas   please let us know . We are currently recruiting volunteers in Kilkenny & Carlow Town Areas &  to befriend an older person living alone for 1  hour or so each week.   Please ring us in KIlkenny at our new centre on […]

    WHY MEMORY MATTERS

    Posted by Kilkenny & Carlow Contact on October 30 2013

    A new project which aims to transform the quality of life for older Adults and those living with dementia & their families has been launched in Callan as part of Kilkenny’s ongoing age friendly programme. T he project is funded by the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland via Atlantic Philanthropies, the foundation set up by Irish-American billionaire […]

    Carlow Older Peoples Network Halloween Dance October 30th 2013

    Posted by Kilkenny & Carlow Contact on October 30 2013

    CARLOW OLDER PERSONS NETWORK are organising a Halloween Dance for Older People on Wed 3oth Oct in the Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow.Music by  ‘The Ramblers’. Time 2pm – 4.30pm. Tickets €3.oo euro  There will be dancing, spot prizes, afternoon tea, raffle and lots of fun. Fancy Dress optional – this will be a TICKET ONLY […]

    POSITIVE AGEING SEP 30TH – OCT 4TH WEEK AT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY

    Posted by Kilkenny & Carlow Contact on October 30 2013

    Positive Ageing Week runs from Friday 27 of September to Saturday 5 October 2013. Positive Ageing Week highlights the positive aspects of ageing and celebrates the contribution older people have made and continue to make to their communities. Please check out all events which are happening in your local libraries across Carlow & Kilkenny .

    Annual Garda Cycle to raise funds for KC Contact

    Posted by ormonde on August 29 2013

    100km Annual Garda Cycle for Kilkenny Carlow Contact is taking place on Sat Sept 14th September 2013 Over 50 Gardai from Carlow & Kilkenny are set to cycle from Kilkenny to Carlow through neighbouring towns & villages and returning to Kilkenny on Saturday evening. They will raise money along the way through collections and Cyclist […]

    Recent Doorstep Crime Alert!

    Posted by ormonde on June 5 2013

    Due to recent spate of attacks on older persons in the area, we want to remind you that we have in stock the Avoiding Doorstep Crime Leaflet & Sticker for your door. We have developed this leaflet in partnership with Kilkenny & Carlow Community Garda and it has become an extra safety tool to protect […]