A key purpose of local government is to promote the wellbeing and quality of life of citizens and communities.
9% of Kildare's population is over 65, according to the 2016 Census. That's over 22,000 older adults in total.
What do these older adults need to live safely and happily in their own communities?
Kildare's Age Friendly Alliance considers these issues in the context of the national Age Freindly Programme.
This framework supports cities, counties and towns across Ireland in addressing the environmental, economic and social factors that influence the health and wellbeing of older adults.
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