Age Friendly County Initiative

Age Friendly County Initiative

Working to improve infrastructure, transportation, services, information and our overall response to all older people's issues across the county.

The Meath Age Friendly County Programme was launched in 2011, and operated under a five year strategy which began in 2012. The programme is hosted under the leadership of Meath County Council, is supported by Age Friendly Ireland and operates within the World Health Organisation framework.

The programme is built on the recognition of the valuable role that older people can and should play in shaping their communities.

The strategy gives commitments to improving key areas of infrastructure, transportation, services, information and our overall response to all older people's issues across the county. The strategy covers 8 specific themes to benefit older people.

  • Outdoor Spaces and Public Buildings
  • Transportation
  • Housing
  • Respect and Social Inclusion
  • Social Participation
  • Communication and information
  • Civic Participation and Employment
  • Community Support and Health Services
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