This Thursday 23rd June Tipperary Age Friendly will host a showcase of information and content to support positive ageing in County Tipperary. This will take place in TUS Campus Nenagh Road Thurles from 12 to 3pm. To complement this event Tipperary County Council and Tipperary Volunteer Centre will also host a Covid 19 Response Volunteer Recognition Event.
The Age Friendly Showcase features over 60 information stands, featuring agencies and organisations who can support us as we age in County Tipperary. Exhibitors include Family Carers Ireland, HSE, Alone, Age and Opportunity, Tipperary Library Service, Tipperary Fire Service, Tipperary ETB , Alzheimer Society of Ireland and companies showcasing technologies to support people living in their own home. The showcase will also be complemented by speakers on the day including Age Friendly Ireland, Irish Hospice Foundation Think Ahead, advance care planning tool, Fair Deal Scheme and John G O Dwyer on Tipperary Walks and Trails.
The event is free to attend, and music and lunch is provided. Tipperary Age Friendly are also providing transport from the principal towns in the county to assist attendance at the event.
Tipperary will also take the opportunity to acknowledge the contribution of volunteers during the pandemic. This follows events supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development which have taken place across the country. At 12.15 Cathaoirleach Cllr Marie Murphy will host a ceremony in recognition of the valuable volunteer contribution, followed by a tree planting ceremony on the grounds of the TUS campus.
For more information in relation to the event see www.tipperarycoco.ie or call 0818 06 5000 or email email@example.com