The next Louth Age-Friendly Business Consumer Fair will be held at the Crowne Plaza, Dundalk, on Sunday 5 October from Midday to 5pm.

The next Louth Age-Friendly Business Consumer Fair will be held at the Crowne Plaza, Dundalk, on Sunday 5 October from Midday to 5pm.

This will be an unique opportunity to learn about the innovative products and services to enhance and secure our lives as we live longer.

Within the Northeast region, Louth is seen as leading the way in developing a range of age-friendly initiatives and related new products and services. These developments are happening across the board with businesses, within communities and among the public services.As we grow older our needs and aspirations change, so what range of products and services are available to help enhance the wonderful opportunity of living longer?

Following on from the success the 2012 and 2013 Age-Friendly Business Consumer Fair, this event will once again seek to provide information on what products and services are available for older people.

Attendees will be able to

• Learn how new innovate products can assist in the daily activities of living.

• Learn about services that are available to support you or a loved one in their own home

and in the community.

• Listen to informative talks on matters that concern older people including Cardiac First

Responder Programmes and Dementia Friendly Communities.

• Learn about those businesses who offer products and services for older people, to assist them in living longer and healthier lives in the best possible way.

As well as over 40 Age Friendly business exhibitors, leading figures from caring and support services, technology, finance, fashion, law and many more will be on hand to give advice and provide valuable information. A full profile of all exhibitors will be available over the coming

months on and multiple media.

Guest speakers in the ‘Parlour’ will be Barry Hennessey who will speak about the Linked Community Cardiac First Responder Scheme and also Marie Hayes & Mary Gaughran who

will talk about Dementia Supports in Community.

The special guest on the day will be businessman Gavin Duffy, star of RTE Dragon’s Den who is chairperson of the Louth Age Friendly Business Forum.

If you would like to book a stand for your products or services please email to book a stand or call Tel: 042 9336343.

Book now as places are limited.

This free event will take place on Sunday 5 October.

The event is supported by the Louth Age-Friendly County Initiative, Age-Friendly Business Forum, Louth Economic Forum, Dundalk Chamber of Commerce and Louth Older Peoples October in the Crowne Plaza. Forum.

Louth is leading the country in the age-friendly initiative.

It was set up by former county manager Conn Murray and has since been adopted by other counties thorughout the country.