Winter Well event held for older people in Coleraine

Claire Sugden MLA pictured at the Winter Well event in Coleraine.
Claire Sugden MLA pictured at the Winter Well event in Coleraine.

Over 130 older people have attended an event in Coleraine about aging well issues.

Causeway Coast and Glens Policing and Community Safety Partnership held the initiative in conjunction with Causeway Older Active Strategic Team (COAST) and the Community Navigator for OIder People.

Claire Sugden MLA pictured at the Winter Well event in Coleraine.

Claire Sugden MLA pictured at the Winter Well event in Coleraine.

It highlighted key issues such as crime prevention, fuel poverty, transport, health advice and staying safe and secure at home.

Michael McCafferty, Policing and Community Safety Officer, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council said: “We are delighted to work in partnership with COAST and the Community Navigator for Older People to deliver this very worthwhile programme. Its success gives me great confidence that the work we are doing is worthwhile in ensuring older people understand and avail of all the services available to them.”

Jenna Allen, COAST Project Manager, said: “The benefits of partnership working has enabled us to run four of these events across the Borough. They are an excellent opportunity to get a range of serious messages across in a fun and engaging manner. It is great to see so many older people enjoying life and learning about what help is available.”

Jenna Allen from COAST pictured at the Winter Well event in Coleraine

Jenna Allen from COAST pictured at the Winter Well event in Coleraine

Pictured at the Winter Well event held in Coleraine recently.

Pictured at the Winter Well event held in Coleraine recently.

Mary Patterson, Karen Carey, Maisie Millar and Kathleen Taggart pictured at the Winter Well event in Coleraine.

Mary Patterson, Karen Carey, Maisie Millar and Kathleen Taggart pictured at the Winter Well event in Coleraine.

Jean Clayton and Marion Summer pictured at the Winter Well event in Coleraine.

Jean Clayton and Marion Summer pictured at the Winter Well event in Coleraine.

Jenna Allen, COAST and Bronagh Mc Fadden, Community Navigator for Older People, pictured at the Winter Well event in Coleraine.

Jenna Allen, COAST and Bronagh Mc Fadden, Community Navigator for Older People, pictured at the Winter Well event in Coleraine.

Pictured at the Winter Well event in Coleraine are Joanne Collinson, Bronagh Mc Fadden, Community Navigator for Older People, Paula Meenan, Marie Mitchell, Arthritis Care, Judith Laverty, PSNI Crime Prevention Officer, Valerie McKeary, Gwyneth Peden, Rachel Wauchope, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Jenna Allen, COAST and Rhys Quigley, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service.

Pictured at the Winter Well event in Coleraine are Joanne Collinson, Bronagh Mc Fadden, Community Navigator for Older People, Paula Meenan, Marie Mitchell, Arthritis Care, Judith Laverty, PSNI Crime Prevention Officer, Valerie McKeary, Gwyneth Peden, Rachel Wauchope, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Jenna Allen, COAST and Rhys Quigley, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service.