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The Daily Poll

Poll: Do you keep an eye on your elderly neighbours?

Do you make sure you know how your elderly neighbours are?

WITH WINTER APPROACHING, we know that bad weather may affect the older members of our communities.

Meanwhile, the Dublin City Age Friendly Alliance launched a Dublin City Age Friendly Strategy. In addition, gardaí are set to ramp up efforts to keep elderly people safe in the capital.

Part of making any Irish city or town age-friendly and safe is having communication between the generations – which means keeping an eye on elderly neighbours, and forging friendships..

What about you: Do you keep an eye on your elderly neighbours?

Poll Results:

Yes (1070)
No (790)
Sometimes (583)

Read: Opinion: Dublin is a great place to live, but not necessarily when you’re old>

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