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Happy International Cat Day

International Cat Day is the purrrfect occasion to celebrate our furry friends. Cats make great pets and companions for older people, as well as reducing loneliness, and improving your quality of life, bonding with a pet can also help lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol, relieve stress, and improve mental health.   Cats are also fairly […]

Wellbeing Tip for Seniors – Get Outside

Although we are still restricted in our movements, and some people may be isolating/cocooning. It is important to try and get outside at some point during the day.   Go for a walk: Go outside, get some sun, and take in nature around you. If you are suffering from stress or anxiety try some mindfulness […]


Stress Control is an evidence-based programme provided by the HSE that teaches practical skills to deal with stress and boost your wellbeing. It will help you to recognise the signs of stress such as how stress affects our bodies and our thoughts and help to develop skills to overcome panicky feelings and how to get […]


Today 4th March 2021, on HPV Awareness Day, the family of Laura Brennan, the HPV advocate campaigner, who passed away from cervical cancer aged just 26, are calling for the HPV vaccination programme to be reinstated as soon as possible, and for the reintroduction of a catch-up programme for second-level students so that all teenage […]

Sit Down & Dance -Roscommon Arts Centre

Roscommon Arts Centre are running 6 weeks of a short, free, chair based dance/exercise class for older people called “Sit Down & Dance”. Dancer Minte Wolde is creating these 10 – 15 minute sessions and they will be available on their website and Facebook page @RosArtsCentre every Wednesday morning for the remaining two weeks. The […]