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Stay Cool In Hot Weather Says Age NI

With high temperatures forecast to continue in many parts of Northern Ireland over the coming days, Age NI is advising people to take extra care in the summer months and to look out for older neighbours, friends and relatives, particularly those living alone or with serious underlying health conditions. Brenda…

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Age NI Can Help With Advice About New Benefits

Age NI is urging people who are unsure about the new Personal Independence Payment (PIP) benefit and how it may affect them to call the Age NI Advice Service for help. The introduction of the Welfare Reform Act has meant significant changes to many benefits in Northern Ireland – some…

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Age NI Provides Advice To Elderly On Welfare Changes

Letter to the Editor. Age NI Can Provide Advice To Elderly On Welfare Changes Dear Sir, The Age NI Advice Service currently receives more than 12,000 calls from older people, their carers and families. Over recent weeks, we’ve noticed a rise in the number of calls about changes taking place…

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Age NI Putting More Money Into Pockets of Elderly

Age NI has launched Let’s Talk Money, a campaign to support older people in Down to put more money in their pockets. As part of the campaign, Age NI has produced the More Money in your Pocket guide which is essential reading for older people to claim the benefits they’re…

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Age NI Spread the Warmth Campaign Fires Up

The Age NI Benefit Uptake scheme is now up and running and you could perhaps benefit from a review of your benefits to ensure you are receiving your full entitlements. Here is an example of the work that Age NI does: Client: “I’m so worried about money at the minute. …

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