Seniors Alert Scheme – News and Commentary

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2013 Coverage:

 

RTE News – Shock as funding for monitored-alarm scheme for older people cut

 

Irish Examiner – Alarms for elderly – Cutbacks hit vulnerable

 

The Independent – ‘Panic button’ funding cut in half amid new wave of callous attacks on elderly

 

Irish Times – Anger over cuts to alarms for elderly

 

Irish Election – Cuts in alarms security for elderly adds to cynicism about government commitment to ‘protect the most vulnerable in our society’

 

The Journal – Cut in elderly alarm scheme criticised as “penny-wise and pound-foolish”

 

Donegal Democrat – Outrage at decision to cut funding for security alarms

 

Age Action – Funding cuts to alert scheme will undermine the ability of older people to live independently

 

Radio Kerry – Kerry Cllr says Government has tough decisions to make

 

Herald.ie – Anger as €1m cut from OAP alarm budget

 

Tipperary Star – Safety Of Elderly “Further Diminished” – McGrath

 

Sligo Today – Sligo dismay over cuts to alarms for elderly

 

Dublin People – Elderly slam security funding cutbacks

 

Northside People – Elderly slam security grant cutbacks

 

Active Retirement Ireland – Active Retirement Ireland Slams Cuts to Seniors Alert Scheme as “Counter-Intuitive”