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Older People's Forum

Pictured at the Older People's Forum in the Bloomfield House Hotel, Anne Campbell, Marion Gallagher and Laura Leonard from Westmeath Community Development, and Phil Brennan, Coole, a former Board member of Westmeath Community Development.

On October 4th last the Bloomfield House Hotel in Mullingar played host to the Older People's Forum, which launched the County Westmeath Age Friendly Strategy Alliance and Programme. Attended by over 100 people, the meeting involved consultation with older people and community and voluntary groups on developing an Age Friendly Strategy for Co Westmeath.  

Danny McLoughlin, County Manger with Westmeath County Council noted that Westmeath was one of the first counties to sign up for the Age Friendly Counties Programme.

Westmeath Community Development have been involved with Older People's Forum since its establishment in 2008. We continue to provide supports to the forum via the Local and Community Development and Rural Development Programmers in conjunction with Westmeath Copunty Council. For further information on this contact Anne Campbell at acampbell@westcd.ie or 0449348571

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