International Day Of Older People Highlighting Digital Equity

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Amy Rohu International Day of Older People occurs tomorrow and the motif of this year’s event is ‘Digital Equity for all Ages’. Events collaborated by the dlr Area Council’s Age Friendly and Social Incorporation Unit will occur throughout the county, in person as well as online, to commemorate ageing and also to promote as well as sustain electronic access for all.

To promote and sustain ‘Digital Equity for All Ages’, dlr Collections will introduce an ACORN Tablets Borrowing System on the day. ACORN tablets are age pleasant wise tablets developed with the older person in mind. The ACORN as well as further electronic devices will certainly be provided for funding to the general public, taking care of residences and preschool around the County over the coming months.

The programme of events for the day are differed with something to suit every person. There is an on the internet beginners Zoom course, an Intro to Healthy Food Made Easy program, a Dance Workshop, a 1-hour Hand Reflexology course and a Chair Workout session.

Some in-person events include a mindfulness morning in Dundrum as well as a story informing occasion in the dlr Vocabulary Library.

An Cathaoirleach, Lettie McCarthy will additionally join a celebratory tree planting ceremony on the day to remember loved ones shed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

All occasions are free yet require to be booked beforehand. To schedule an area and check out the complete programme of occasions, check out events.dlrcoco.ie

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