Stock images of a pair of wrinkled hands used to represent older people are deeply unfair and don’t remotely tell the person’s story, finds Margaret Jennings.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2018
Ireland’s only national listening line for older people is helping some lonely and isolated people to live independent lives at home for longer.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
Ireland’s pensioners are among the happiest and wealthiest in the EU, according to figures released ahead of International Day of Older Persons tomorrow, but those under 65 are among the most at risk of poverty.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
Reminiscing with dementia sufferers with items and memories from their past can improve the quality of their lives and play an important part in their care and support, research at NUI Galway has found.
Thu, 04 Sep, 2014
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
Older Irish people on both sides of the border experience loneliness and isolation on a daily basis, according to a new all-island study.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2012
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