A partnership of Tipperary County Council , An Garda Siochana, HSE North and South Tipperary and County Tipperary Citizens Information Service and have produced the Tipperary Age Friendly Information Guide to Services for Older People in County Tipperary.
This is the first all County publication for Older People within Tipperary .
This guide contains information in relation to entitlements, health, housing, transport, safety and security, social and leisure activities, support groups and organisations for older people within County Tipperary.
The publication will be distributed through your local Citizens Information Centres in Roscrea, Nenagh, Thurles, Tipperary Town, Clonmel, Roscrea, Templemore, Carrick on Suir, Cahir, Cashel, through the Primary Care and Day Care Centres across County Tipperary, your local Garda Stations, Tipperary Civic Offices in Clonmel, Carrick on Suir, Thurles, Nenagh and Tipperary Town, and through the network of libraries across County Tipperary and is free of charge.
The launch of the booklet took place on 4th of October in Racket Hall, Roscrea which was home to a Health and Wellbeing Event which was organised by the Roscrea Age Friendly volunteers.
This Health and Wellbeing event was supported by local, County, State and Voluntary agencies and business within Roscrea and there were over 70 information stands on the day to inform all those in attendance. In excess of 600 people attended the event from Roscrea and environs and attendees could visit the stands, receive health checks and advice and participate in the Tai Chi and Mindfulness groups throughout the day.