Ireland’s only national listening line for older people is helping some lonely and isolated people to live independent lives at home for longer.
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Mon, 07 Dec, 2015
It is a largely unacknowledged silent killer of elderly people: It can be lethal and currently affects up to 25,000 people in Ireland.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2015
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One of the country’s largest helplines for the elderly logged a record amount of calls last year, with many of them relating to the security fears of pensioners in their own homes.
Wed, 22 Jan, 2014
Ireland is no country for old men and women, suggests a survey in which 33% of people said they believe the elderly are regarded as a burden on society.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2013
A helpline for the elderly has experienced its busiest Christmas and New Year period since it was established, with pensioners expressing concern about issues such as finances and the emigration of children and grandchildren.
Tue, 08 Jan, 2013
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