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# tilda - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Almost three-quarters of Irish adults aged 58 and over have two or more medical conditions
# Research
# Research

Almost three-quarters of Irish adults aged 58 and over have two or more medical conditions

Dec 17th 2020, 6:10 AM 15,476 Views 22 Comments

New research from Trinity College should provide a baseline to identify longterm impacts of the pandemic.

# tilda - Sunday 19 July, 2020

'I can't imagine not leaving your home for four months': The impact on older people of following the Covid-19 rules
# Cocooning
# Cocooning

'I can't imagine not leaving your home for four months': The impact on older people of following the Covid-19 rules

Jul 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 43,470 Views 41 Comments

As we face into longer-term restrictions, ensuring proper supports for older people who’ve had to cocoon has been described as vital.

# tilda - Thursday 23 April, 2020

New research suggests Vitamin D can reduce severity of Covid-19 symptoms
# Sunshine
# Sunshine

New research suggests Vitamin D can reduce severity of Covid-19 symptoms

Apr 23rd 2020, 5:32 PM 60,060 Views 53 Comments

Vitamin D is present in foods such as oily fish, cheese and egg yolks.

# tilda - Monday 21 October, 2019

One-third of Irish adults over 50 report feeling lonely at least some of the time
# Loneliness
# Loneliness

One-third of Irish adults over 50 report feeling lonely at least some of the time

Oct 21st 2019, 10:29 AM 13,064 Views 20 Comments

The report will be launched today by researchers at Trinity College Dublin.

# tilda - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Three in four older Irish adults suffer from two or more medical conditions at the same time
# Multimorbidity
# Multimorbidity

Three in four older Irish adults suffer from two or more medical conditions at the same time

Oct 10th 2019, 12:11 PM 21,015 Views 21 Comments

Women have “a more complex network” of conditions, according to new research.

# tilda - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Growing old in Ireland: Quality of life peaks at 68 - and is rated the same at age 50 as at age 80
# TILDA
# TILDA

Growing old in Ireland: Quality of life peaks at 68 - and is rated the same at age 50 as at age 80

Nov 28th 2018, 6:30 AM 20,450 Views 16 Comments

It comes as part of the latest tranche of the TILDA study.

# tilda - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Almost half of older people depressed in months before death, according to study
# End Of Life
# End Of Life

Almost half of older people depressed in months before death, according to study

Dec 12th 2017, 6:00 AM 12,880 Views 28 Comments

The end of life study also found that nearly half (46%) of participants died in a hospital.

# tilda - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Dublin adults over 10 times more likely to rely on public transport than those in rural areas
# On The Buses
# On The Buses

Dublin adults over 10 times more likely to rely on public transport than those in rural areas

Apr 13th 2017, 6:00 AM 7,405 Views 29 Comments

The report found that just one in 10 older adults in Ireland relied on public transport.

# tilda - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

The most delightfully bonkers excerpts from GQ's Tilda Swinton interview
# TILDA
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# TILDA

The most delightfully bonkers excerpts from GQ's Tilda Swinton interview

Dec 3rd 2014, 9:58 AM 2,039 Views 0 Comments

She likes to take photos of eggs.

# tilda - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

More people with intellectual disabilities are using the internet, but it's still very low
# Online
# Online

More people with intellectual disabilities are using the internet, but it's still very low

Oct 1st 2014, 6:15 AM 3,448 Views 10 Comments

The research also found that less than one in twenty could send a text message.

# tilda - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Concern for elderly health over budget cuts
# Ageing
# Ageing

Concern for elderly health over budget cuts

Mar 13th 2013, 8:30 PM 6,324 Views 15 Comments

Older people are more likely to spend more nights in hospital and to visit the GP, a TILDA study found.

# tilda - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Average pension income for retired women 2/3 that of men
# Pensions
# Pensions

Average pension income for retired women 2/3 that of men

Nov 29th 2012, 6:24 PM 4,245 Views 6 Comments

New figures also show that half of male retirees have a supplementary pension, but only a third of woman have one.

# tilda - Monday 9 May, 2011

New study says three-quarters of older Irish adults are overweight
# Ageing
# Ageing

New study says three-quarters of older Irish adults are overweight

May 9th 2011, 4:48 PM 755 Views 0 Comments

Poorer and less-educated over-50s have the highest levels of obesity, according to the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing.