The Carers Association shocked at €1 million cut in Senior Alert Scheme Budget

The Carers Association is shocked to learn of the over 50 per cent cut to the Senior Alert Scheme budget, from €2.45 million in 2012 to €1.15 million in 2013, by the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government.  This scheme provides personal monitored alarms and pendants to older people living alone in their communities […]

Leinster Carer of the Year Award 2012 Announced

The Carers Association’s Leinster Carer of the Year Award 2012 will be presented at a special ceremony this evening to Peter Riordan, at the Harbour Hotel, Limerick Road, Naas, on May 24 at 7.30pm. Deputy Catherine Murphy TD will present Peter with his Leinster Carer of the Year 2012 Award.   Peter who lives in Meadowcourt, Naas, Co Kildare is […]