Taoiseach pays tribute to Waterford’s efforts to cater for our ageing population
Waterford’s efforts to cater for our ageing population was formally recognised at a ceremony in Slane Castle recently.
Waterford City and County Council’s chief executive Michael Walsh was on had to accept a charter from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in recognition of Waterford’s Age Friendly Programme.
The Taoiseach said: “The Age Friendly Ireland Programme is a really effective way of bringing together a wide range of organisations, businesses and service providers to ensure the interests and needs of older people are being well served. I commend our local authorities for their hard work in implementing the programme. That work will help to ensure Ireland is ready to meet the challenges and opportunities presented by the fact that we are living longer.”