Xmas-jumpered journalist Vincent Browne with Sean Moynihan, CEO of ALONE (the charity that supports older people to age at home) and solo-living pensioners Donald Smith and Annette Egan at the launch of Alone’s Christmas campaign.
Vincent and ALONE are asking members of the public to offer friendship and support to those living alone this Christmas.
Westin Hotel, Westmoreland Street, Dublin 2
Former RTÉ newsreader Anne Doyle with Brendan Crean from Kilbarrack and Eithne McGrane from Glasnevin launching ALONE’s Xmas campaign with the theme ‘Show An Older Person You Care This Christmas’.
ALONE is an independent charity that supports vulnerable older people to age at home and works with those who have issues with social isolation, lack of services, poor health, poverty, homelessness or housing.
Free this Xmas?
Alone, the charity that supports older persons to age at home, have just launched this lovely video featuring the Christmas memories of three older persons they work with. The aim is to encourage people to remember older persons in their community who may be alone over Christmas, and remind them to call in for a quick visit – even to say hello.
Westin Hotel, Dublin.
Spectacularily-coiffed twins Jedward help launch of the Alone Christmas Campaign calling on the public to “share your presence with anyone who may be isolated or lonely this holiday season”. Alone is a charity that provides services for older people in need
From top: Jedward with Patricia Stanley and Donal Byrne; kissing Patricia