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# older - Monday 1 October, 2018

Traffic lights that take longer to change could reduce older pedestrian road deaths
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Traffic lights that take longer to change could reduce older pedestrian road deaths

Oct 1st 2018, 2:22 PM 12,238 Views 47 Comments

An RSA lecture today heard pedestrian risk increases with age.

# older - Sunday 15 October, 2017

A group of elderly Irish expats in Manchester are on a mission to save longwave radio
# Lw252
# Lw252

A group of elderly Irish expats in Manchester are on a mission to save longwave radio

Oct 15th 2017, 7:00 AM 11,031 Views 19 Comments

The service will end in 2019 and will be replaced by a digital service which campaigners say many older people in the UK will not be able to access.

# older - Sunday 3 September, 2017

New Irish company matches lonely older people with students and professionals looking for somewhere to live
# Homeshare
# Homeshare

New Irish company matches lonely older people with students and professionals looking for somewhere to live

Sep 3rd 2017, 8:15 AM 30,078 Views 60 Comments

The Irish company aims to pair up people with different needs in order to solve their issues.

# older - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Global life expectancy has increased by five years since the start of the century
# Growing Old
# Growing Old

Global life expectancy has increased by five years since the start of the century

May 19th 2016, 10:05 PM 14,342 Views 26 Comments

In Ireland, the average life expectancy is 81.4 years – exactly 10 years above the world average.

# older - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

93-year-old Irish veteran awarded Legion d'Honneur
# WWII
# WWII

93-year-old Irish veteran awarded Legion d'Honneur

Jan 27th 2015, 11:28 AM 9,009 Views 22 Comments

The award is France’s highest military honour.

# older - Saturday 17 January, 2015

There's an easy, scientifically proven way to delay the negative effects of aging
# Life Cycle
# Life Cycle

There's an easy, scientifically proven way to delay the negative effects of aging

Jan 17th 2015, 10:00 AM 21,495 Views 13 Comments

There IS something you can do to prevent — or at least, delay — the inevitable decline.

# older - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Returned Irish emigrants more likely to have problems with alcohol
# Stress And Worry
# Stress And Worry

Returned Irish emigrants more likely to have problems with alcohol

Nov 5th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,256 Views 19 Comments

8,000 older Irish people are being studied over a ten year period, in order to chart their health, economic and other circumstances.

# older - Thursday 26 June, 2014

"Absolutely none": Changes to Free Travel Pass are off the table, says Burton
# Off The Buses
# Off The Buses

"Absolutely none": Changes to Free Travel Pass are off the table, says Burton

Jun 26th 2014, 4:40 PM 8,828 Views 46 Comments

It follows the launch of a campaign yesterday urging politicians not to meddle with the current scheme, which allows older people free travel on public transport.

# older - Monday 3 February, 2014

American Apparel's new underwear model is 62 years old
# Undercrackers
From The Daily Edge
# Undercrackers

American Apparel's new underwear model is 62 years old

Feb 3rd 2014, 1:51 PM 11,044 Views 3 Comments

Sexy has no expiration date.

# older - Sunday 11 August, 2013

7 older couples you'll want to be when you grow up
# True Love
From The Daily Edge
# True Love

7 older couples you'll want to be when you grow up

Aug 11th 2013, 3:00 PM 7,839 Views 0 Comments

They are literally the best.

# older - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

13 surprising things Hugh Hefner is older than
# OLDER THAN YOU THINK
From The Daily Edge
# OLDER THAN YOU THINK

13 surprising things Hugh Hefner is older than

Apr 9th 2013, 5:35 PM 2,335 Views 1 Comment

Talk about being of an advanced age.

# older - Monday 24 December, 2012

Poll: Do you check in with older neighbours at Christmas?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

Poll: Do you check in with older neighbours at Christmas?

Dec 24th 2012, 9:32 AM 3,165 Views 7 Comments

Many older people find the holidays a lonely and isolating time, says one charity. But not everyone knows if their neighbours would welcome a visit.

# older - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Generic meds switch for elderly could save taxpayers up to €152 million
# Medication
# Medication

Generic meds switch for elderly could save taxpayers up to €152 million

Dec 16th 2012, 12:54 PM 5,551 Views 44 Comments

A new report on medication use by the elderly in Ireland says that switching to generic medicines could save millions.

# older - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Report: Over half of nursing home staff have seen residents neglected
# Elderly
# Elderly

Report: Over half of nursing home staff have seen residents neglected

Dec 6th 2012, 3:26 PM 3,681 Views 14 Comments

They said they had seen other staff members neglecting the residents, while a quarter said they had seen psychologically abusive acts take place.

# older - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Report shows increase in people discharged from Irish hospitals
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Report shows increase in people discharged from Irish hospitals

Nov 13th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,793 Views 6 Comments

The ESRI report also showed that 46 per cent of the 25 per cent of women who delivered a baby on a public basis had an elective Caesarean section.

# older - Thursday 29 March, 2012

It's "never too late" to address sexual violence
# Older Women
# Older Women

It's "never too late" to address sexual violence

Mar 29th 2012, 11:19 AM 2,066 Views 0 Comments

A new service for older women affected by sexual violence has been launched by the Older Women’s Network and Rape Crisis Network Ireland. They say: “You are never too old to start healing from sexual violence”.