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# old-people - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Government wants building of old age retirement villages to begin by November 2019
# Later Years
# Later Years

Government wants building of old age retirement villages to begin by November 2019

Dec 15th 2018, 7:30 PM 23,389 Views 45 Comments

A recent PAC report said it is not clear that the cost of care in public nursing homes is providing value for money to the taxpayer.

# old-people - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Business people, farmers and older people forced to travel to other towns as banks go cashless
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Business people, farmers and older people forced to travel to other towns as banks go cashless

Sep 3rd 2017, 8:00 AM 16,405 Views 73 Comments

Limits on cash lodgements and withdrawals are causing headaches for some rural customers.

# old-people - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Renua wants elderly to use apps to stay in touch - but OAPs must buy the phones
# Old People
# Old People

Renua wants elderly to use apps to stay in touch - but OAPs must buy the phones

Feb 24th 2016, 6:07 AM 9,309 Views 36 Comments

The party says it’s “challenging stereotyping of elderly” but the measure has been criticised as “a bit mad”.

# old-people - Sunday 23 August, 2015

17 times older people were the best thing on Facebook
# Facebook
From The Daily Edge
# Facebook

17 times older people were the best thing on Facebook

Aug 23rd 2015, 9:30 PM 14,539 Views 1 Comment

<3 forever <3

# old-people - Friday 23 January, 2015

Old people play Grand Theft Auto for the first time, get intensely into it
# Gamers
From The Daily Edge
# Gamers

Old people play Grand Theft Auto for the first time, get intensely into it

Jan 23rd 2015, 8:19 AM 3,276 Views 0 Comments

The cutest gamers you’ll ever see.

# old-people - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

One in five older Irish people live in deprivation
# Poverty
# Poverty

One in five older Irish people live in deprivation

Sep 30th 2014, 7:49 PM 10,477 Views 35 Comments

74,520 Irish people over the age of 65 are suffering enforced deprivation.

# old-people - Saturday 13 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 13th 2014, 4:30 PM 13,114 Views 25 Comments

Burglaries are still the most common crimes against older people.

# old-people - Sunday 17 August, 2014

'I was all alone in the house, no wife, no kids - when my dog died it was the last thing'
# Support
# Support

'I was all alone in the house, no wife, no kids - when my dog died it was the last thing'

Aug 17th 2014, 5:00 PM 36,234 Views 28 Comments

ALONE is looking for volunteers for its befriending service.

# old-people - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

CDI is more common than MRSA and kills one in three Irish patients infected
# Wash Your Hands
# Wash Your Hands

CDI is more common than MRSA and kills one in three Irish patients infected

Mar 4th 2014, 6:30 AM 10,479 Views 18 Comments

Unlike MRSA, alcohol wipes do not stop the spread of CDI.

# old-people - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Column: Our fragile health insurance market faces collapse if age groups aren’t balanced
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Our fragile health insurance market faces collapse if age groups aren’t balanced

Dec 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 318 Views 25 Comments

Clearly insurers are not building a mixed age profile of customers under their own steam, writes Patricia Conboy, who says those that don’t should be penalised.

# old-people - Monday 27 May, 2013

This old man skateboarding will make you feel seriously uncool
# Cool Old People
From The Daily Edge
# Cool Old People

This old man skateboarding will make you feel seriously uncool

May 27th 2013, 5:32 PM 1,088 Views 1 Comment

Oh to be as cool as this man.

# old-people - Monday 25 March, 2013

VIDEO: What your granny thinks of your YouTube nonsense
# JUDGING YOU
From The Daily Edge
# JUDGING YOU

VIDEO: What your granny thinks of your YouTube nonsense

Mar 25th 2013, 5:37 PM 1,047 Views 0 Comments

Would you be careful with that Cinnamon Challenge or you’ll put someone’s eye out.

# old-people - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Column: Look in on older neighbours over the holidays. It’s important.
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Look in on older neighbours over the holidays. It’s important.

Dec 26th 2012, 8:15 AM 24 Views 10 Comments

Older people are a wealth of information, knowledge and experience, writes Seán Moynihan – so why not stop in on a neighbour over the Christmas break?

# old-people - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

My Christmas Day: ‘It’s hard for my heart not to break a little bit’
# Read Me
# Read Me

My Christmas Day: ‘It’s hard for my heart not to break a little bit’

Dec 25th 2012, 8:00 AM 63 Views 17 Comments

Community nurse Deirdre O’Hara describes her day travelling to visit those in need – some sick, and some lonely.

# old-people - Sunday 23 September, 2012

One third of pensioners in one Irish county live on their own – census
# All Alone
# All Alone

One third of pensioners in one Irish county live on their own – census

Sep 23rd 2012, 8:15 AM 6,937 Views 20 Comments

This interactive graph based on census data show how isolated people across parts of Ireland are.

# old-people - Friday 3 August, 2012

VIDEO: Old people listen to Swedish House Mafia's fearsome 'electric music'
# Swedish House Mafia
From The Daily Edge
# Swedish House Mafia

VIDEO: Old people listen to Swedish House Mafia's fearsome 'electric music'

Aug 3rd 2012, 10:59 AM 5,480 Views 24 Comments

Gardaí singled out the group’s music as a factor in the Phoenix Park disorder. So what did these fine upstanding citizens think?