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Education & Training

Touchstone Programme

Are you interested in becoming more actively involved in the life of your local community? Are you looking for an opportunity to help make Galway a better place for older people? Would you like to meet like-minded people who are keen to make a difference in their local community? Then, if you’re aged 55 or over and living in Galway city or county, Touchstone may be right for you!

More details available here

MA Postgraduate (Family Support)

The PDip/MA in(Family Support)is a two-year part-time programme and students are required to attend college two days every second week with the agreement of their employers. Core modules include;   Introducing the life course: theoretical perspectives, The life course: issues for practice and research. Social and policy perspectives on the life course, Support and protection across the life course, Inclusive community development, Contemporary practice issues and the life course, Legal perspectives on the Life course, Health, independence and wellbeing across the life course, Applied research thesis. For further information click here

Ageing with Confidence

Ageing with Confidence was developed by Age and Opportunity in 2001 as a community education programme. The programme was developed through a partnership between Northside Counselling Service (NCS), the HSE, Community Care Area 8 (formerly Northern Area Health Board) and Age & Opportunity. For further information click here