Apex celebrate International Older Persons Day 2018
Apex in partnership with Choice Housing hosted their annual Older Persons Day on Monday 8th October 2018 at The Holywell Trust, Bishop street.
Approximately 100 tenants from Apex and Choice attended the annual afternoon tea dance on Monday 8th October 2018 where they were able to view a wide range of information stands and gather some useful advice on a variety of matters. The agencies represented were:
• Ambulance Service,
• Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service,
• PSNI Crime Prevention ,
• The Red Cross,
• NI Chest Heart and Stroke
• Ally Foyle
• Arthritis Care
• Consumer Council for NI
• Dove House
• Gas Yard, and Bogside Brandywell Health Forum.
• PCSP Community Wardens
• T& E Howie Lighting & Energy saving specialists
Senior Housing Officer at Apex, Anne McCorkell, welcomed everyone to the event.
The Mayor- Mr John Boyle attended the afternoon and made an address before making his way round the tables to speak personally to all those attending.
While afternoon tea was being served tenants had the opportunity to raise any queries directly with the professionals on the information stands.
This was followed by music and dancing when friends were able to catch up with each other in the relaxed and pleasant atmosphere.
Apex has run this information day annually for a number of years. If anyone would like further information on the event or has any suggestions for next year, please get in touch with Apex’s Supported Living Team on 02871304800.