# older-people - Yesterday’s News
# older-people - Tuesday 19 July, 2016
Watch out for your pets, and don’t forget the suncream, these experts say
# older-people - Wednesday 6 July, 2016
The HSE made the decision after an electrical report highlighted a number of risks.
# older-people - Friday 3 June, 2016
# older-people - Wednesday 13 April, 2016
An Irish student has won an international award for a version of the proposal.
# older-people - Saturday 12 March, 2016
# older-people - Tuesday 8 March, 2016
Age Action says an ESRI report “seems to ignore the lack of choice faced by many older people”.
# older-people - Tuesday 19 January, 2016
Sinn Féin has launched its policy for older people, but not everyone is impressed.
# older-people - Wednesday 11 November, 2015
The average Irish person walks at around 1.33 metres per second.
# older-people - Friday 30 October, 2015
Pat Kelly, aged 72, cared for his parents for most of his life. Now, he struggles to make ends meet and fears the rise in crime in his area.
# older-people - Sunday 23 August, 2015
# older-people - Monday 15 June, 2015
The abuse includes demands for money, stealing of possessions and withholding money from older people.
# older-people - Monday 4 May, 2015
The magnitude of the impact of the recession on older people is as diverse as the ageing population itself.
# older-people - Tuesday 10 February, 2015
# older-people - Monday 29 December, 2014
As more people get older, the Government have concerns about increasing expenditure.
# older-people - Friday 19 December, 2014
It’s all thanks to ALONE.
# older-people - Thursday 6 November, 2014
A major new study has warned that urgent reform is needed.
# older-people - Thursday 30 October, 2014
The budget for the scheme is capped and those on the waiting list are forced to foot a bill of €13,000 a year until they’re approved.
# older-people - Wednesday 29 October, 2014
Over 2,100 people are on the HSE’s Fair Deal waiting list.
# older-people - Friday 10 October, 2014
Some great strides have been made in this country in recent years to tackle mental health issues, but let’s make sure all people in society are cared for.
# older-people - Thursday 2 October, 2014
The couple were not physically harmed but were left badly shaken.
# older-people - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
By 2050, the over 60s will account for 29.7% of the population.
# older-people - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
74,520 Irish people over the age of 65 are suffering enforced deprivation.
# older-people - Monday 15 September, 2014
The first six months of 2014 saw more than 12,000 calls made to the Senior Help Line.
# older-people - Sunday 14 September, 2014
Groups representing carers, elderly people and those on low incomes have called for a reduction but that’s not likely to happen in the next Budget.
# older-people - Thursday 11 September, 2014
By 2041, the number of people in this country over the age of 65 is predicted to reach 1.4 million.
# older-people - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
There are over 500 people currently waiting in hospital beds.
# older-people - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
Older adults are too often seen as ‘burden’ rather than people who helped build societies and economies.
# older-people - Monday 28 July, 2014
The gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a 72-year-old man at the care home in 2012.
# older-people - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
The new Gaeltacht minister isn’t fluent in Irish and the de-prioritisation of older people’s issues has been rubber-stamped; whole sections of society are being disenfranchised.
One of the most frequently inappropriately prescribed drugs was aspirin – given to those with no history of brain or heart problems.
# older-people - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
It comes after concerns over a change in her title today.
# older-people - Sunday 15 June, 2014
Despite the caring, protective, respectful attitude Irish society likes to think it has towards older people, elder abuse is widespread.
# older-people - Thursday 12 June, 2014
Over 26% of people over 50 rely on state transfers as their sole source of income.
# older-people - Friday 6 June, 2014
Only 18 per cent of the over 70s engage in high levels of physical activity.
# older-people - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
Think about your average week and how much bureaucracy you have to deal with. Now think about how difficult that is for an older person.
# older-people - Sunday 25 May, 2014
The Wandering Methods project was part of the Bealtaine Festival, and saw older people create art inspired by Dublin Castle.
# older-people - Tuesday 6 May, 2014
Robin allows elderly people to connect with friends, family and medical professionals and can also watch for falls and monitor blood pressure.
# older-people - Monday 28 April, 2014
# older-people - Friday 25 April, 2014
# older-people - Thursday 3 April, 2014
The think tank say research shows that, although the wealth of over 50s declined, overall income, health and well-being did not.