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# Older People

This year
The number of people aged over 60 getting married has more than doubled in the last 10 years
Last year
'It can be a very difficult time for many': Appeal to look out for older people this Christmas
Varadkar not in favour of strict cut-off ages and restrictions for older drivers
Minister still has concerns about 'unintended consequences' of Fair Deal rental income change
Families call for additional funding in private Cork nursing homes, as relatives face eviction
Aoife Barry: 'I can't believe I fell for the idea that to age is to diminish'
Aoife Barry
'In two years it will be too late': Nursing homes deliver stark warning on future of sector
Irish Government ‘will move heaven and earth’ for older renters facing eviction, says minister
Cork nursing home with 73 residents pulls out of Fair Deal scheme
Showing every match on RTÉ 'not realistic' - GAA responds to paywall backlash
GAA Go creating 'invisible barrier' for older fans, says Age Action
GAA Go creating 'invisible barrier' for older fans, says Age Action
Slight increase announced in Housing Adaptation Grants for older and disabled people
ALONE recommends older people to engage with their local community to combat loneliness
Changes allowing nursing home residents to keep rent could see older people 'forced to move out'
'Go back to doing the things you love': CMO writes post-pandemic open letter to older people
All time
Removing turf-cutting from rural Ireland would be like removing wine from the French - Varadkar
Opinion: Older people have lost their confidence during Covid - we cannot forget them
Seán Moynihan
NPHET to consider guidance for people who live alone during 'no visitor' restrictions
Explainer: What is the current situation with Covid-19 in nursing homes in Ireland?
People warned to be 'exceptionally careful' in interactions amid increase in Covid-19 cases among older people
'I can't imagine not leaving your home for four months': The impact on older people of following the Covid-19 rules
'This is a huge scandal': No definitive plan for transferring of patients to nursing homes, committee hears
21 confirmed Covid-19 deaths recorded at one Dublin care home for older people
Elderly and vulnerable reach out as helplines receive 8,000 calls for assistance
Govt launches 'befriending' phone-call initiative for older people in response to Covid-19 crisis
Minister Simon Harris 'to immediately address' PPE shortages in nursing homes
Harris doesn't like the word 'cocooning', but he says it's being done to keep those over 70 safe and well
Minister: 'Please stop putting messages up online that are frightening young and old'
'No exceptions': HSE boss says Covid-19 guidelines can't be relaxed for Mother's Day
Older people enjoy dedicated shopping sessions at supermarkets
'Take the time to talk it through. Explain what it all means': The helpline demystifying Covid-19 for older people
Nursing home complaints: Allegations of abusive staff and unexplained injuries
'Christmas can be a very lonely time of the year': People asked to look out for the elderly this winter
Some pensioners in South Dublin to be hit with council house rent rise of more than €600
Three in four older Irish adults suffer from two or more medical conditions at the same time
HSE saving measures to target older people and those with disabilities 'in order to break even'
Benzodiazepine use in Irish over 65s is higher than international average
First of its kind fund launched to tackle loneliness
'Standing up for their generation': These older people are getting tattoos to fight ageism