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#Age Action ireland

# age-action-ireland - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Medical card patients claim HSE is refusing to reimburse them for GP blood tests

Last month Health Minister Simon Harris said the HSE would arrange for refunds if a patient had been incorrectly charged.

# age-action-ireland - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Older people driven to banks by criminals to 'take out large sums of money'

Burglaries are still the most common crimes against older people.

# age-action-ireland - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI

The think tank say research shows that, although the wealth of over 50s declined, overall income, health and well-being did not.

# age-action-ireland - Friday 25 January, 2013

Poll: Are you worried about garda station closures? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about garda station closures?

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan has said that cutbacks will not affect the standard of policing, but are you worried about the closure of 100 garda station?

# age-action-ireland - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Age Action issue guidelines in wake of hypothermia deaths

The charity is urging people to keep an eye on elderly neighbours in light of the recent deaths caused by hypothermia.

# age-action-ireland - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Pharmacists: Increased prescription charges may lead to people being hospitalised

The Irish Pharmacy Union has warned that hiking up the cost of prescriptions for people on low incomes could end up costing the government a lot more money than it will save.

# age-action-ireland - Monday 10 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Dublin Zoo celebrates Betty and Wendy's golden years Happy Birthday

Dublin Zoo celebrates Betty and Wendy's golden years

As part of the celebrations, Dublin Zoo will be offering free entry to all those aged 50 or over on Wednesday.

# age-action-ireland - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Almost 80 per cent of lone pensioners have no internet access

Age Action Ireland said it has concerns that older people may become increasingly isolated and excluded from certain services as they continue to move online.

# age-action-ireland - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Age Action is latest charity to ask staff for unpaid leave

The elderly outreach charity says sustained cuts to statutory funding are making it a struggle to balance its books.

# age-action-ireland - Friday 23 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Ó Muircheartaigh is Ireland's favourite ageing role model Old News

Ó Muircheartaigh is Ireland's favourite ageing role model

The legendary GAA commentator joins Mary O’Rourke and Giovanni Trappatoni as some of Ireland’s most popular older people.