dlr Age Well Expo: June 9th 2019 | The Pavilion at Leopardstown Racecourse, Dublin
The world’s population is getting older, with many of us living longer and healthier lives and experiencing
older age very differently from our grandparent’s generation. By 2036, the over 65s will increase by 250%.
By 2041, the over 80s will increase by 400%. By 2060, one in three Europeans is expected to be over 65.
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council presents the first dlr Age Well Expo on Sunday June 9th
2019. The event will take place in the Pavilion at Leopardstown Racecourse and showcase services and
supports available to older people in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. dlr Age Well Expo will feature two stages
with a variety of Entertainment and Cookery Demonstrations complimented by presentations on topics
such as Safety and Security and the benefits of becoming a Volunteer. The Chat Café stage will host
appearances from legendary rally driver Rosemary Smith and author, poet, and TV presenter
The event is free of charge to attend and will be presented in two sessions morning and afternoon. Due to a
phenomenal interest in the event, organisers are now asking attendees to register to attend at this link:
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/dlr-age-well-expo-2019-tickets-61519078219. The link also has booking details
for free shuttle bus services from Dún Laoghaire DART Station and Ballinteer Community School to the
The dlr Age Well Expo provides an opportunity to connect, engage and hear about topics of interest,
particularly around the subjects of health, security and social participation. These are priorities in the
comprehensive Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Age Friendly Strategy 2016-2020 which aim to enhance wellbeing
and quality of life of our older people and ensure that Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown is a great place in
which to grow older. Up to 1,000 delegates are expected to attend the event which will run from 11.30am
to 5pm and consists of a large and diverse exhibition space, seminars and presentations along with a
networking and café area.