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Volunteers needed for Galway Hospice Sunflower Days

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Did you know that Friday and Saturday June 9 and 10 are National Sunflower Days, during which much needed funds are raised for local hospice services?

Caring for your loved ones with RHS Home Care

With local offices in Roscommon, Mayo, Galway and Sligo, RHS Home Care is providing home care services for hundreds of clients across the west, northwest, and midlands. Its Mayo office is located on Main Street, Balla, from where it services the whole of the county.

Caring for the carers

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Angela Geoghegan arrived at her daughter Carmel's house in Oughterard one winter's day carrying a little suitcase. The former confectioner was 84 years of age and suffering from vascular dementia. She never went home.

Use space in private nursing homes to relieve overcrowding - Murphy

Fianna Fáil Deputy for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, has called for free space in State-run nursing homes to be used to alleviate pressure on emergency departments.

Know Your Rights: Carers and free travel

I care full-time for a relative with a disability and I have applied for Carer’s Allowance. Although I am not yet aged 66 would I be entitled to a free travel pass, if I qualify for this allowance?

Home Instead chief calls for Fair Deal scheme to be extended to cover home care cost

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The owner of Home Instead Senior Care in Galway has called on the Government to extend the Fair Deal nursing home scheme to be extended to allow it to cover the costs of home care.

Honour the mothers and help Galway Hospice by buying new CD

A new CD titled ‘Mother of Mine’ – A Song For Galway Hospice is now on sale with proceeds raised going to Galway Hospice.

Support evening for stroke carers at the Croi centre

An informal meeting for people living with someone who has had a stroke or mini stroke will take place on Thursday November 3 from 7pm to 9pm at the Croi heart and stroke centre in Newcastle.

Calling all hosts and bakers for the South Westmeath Hospice coffee morning

The South Westmeath Hospice has launched its annual coffee morning in the Sheraton Athlone Hotel, taking place on Thursday, September 15.

Guidebook launch for senior citizens and family carers

More than 50,000 people in Ireland are caregivers for elderly parents and relatives; that’s almost one third of the adult population. The caregiving role can be rewarding, but it’s also one of high stress and low recognition and can cause family strain.

 

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