Cavan and Monaghan groups that support older people being encouraged to apply for new funding

Cavan and Monaghan community and voluntary groups that support older people are being encouraged to apply for new funding announced by the government.

The minister for Older People Jim Daly announced this week that an additional 1 million euro in funding will be granted to support older people, with 250,000 euro dedicated to dementia related initiatives.

Groups in the region are being encouraged to submit ‘older person’s friendly’ projects with an emphasis on sustainability or additional service for consideration.

Rose Mooney is the Services Manager for older persons in Cavan/Monaghan and she told The Wider View about the type of projects that are being sought;