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# older - Monday 1 October, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Apparel's new underwear model is 62 years old

Sexy has no expiration date.

# older - Sunday 11 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 older couples you'll want to be when you grow up True Love This post contains videos

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

They are literally the best.

# older - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 surprising things Hugh Hefner is older than OLDER THAN YOU THINK This post contains videos

13 surprising things Hugh Hefner is older than

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

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”.