# ageing - Thursday 14 November, 2013
The ‘sandwich generation’: Large number of women supporting their adult children and elderly parents
The majority of Irish women aged 50-69 with children and living parents are providing care to both groups, a new study shows.
# ageing - Tuesday 1 October, 2013
The country receives a high ranking in the category that measures social connections and physical safety, but fares less well for ‘employment and education’.
# ageing - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
An audience of up to 100 older people will have their say on the question ‘Are we minding an ageing population?’ tonight.
Fancy stopping Father Time? Eat your greens and meditate, researchers say.
# ageing - Thursday 11 July, 2013
Human beings are not only living longer, but are also enjoying a better quality of cognitive abilities into older age, a new study into mental performance in the elderly has found.
# ageing - Friday 28 June, 2013
Let’s move on from the twentieth century, where older people were thought of as dependents. Older people can – and must — contribute to economic growth, writes Michael Hodin.
# ageing - Friday 14 June, 2013
Around 20 per cent of elderly people receive hospital care every year after a fall.
# ageing - Friday 24 May, 2013
You may have planned your finances down to the last cent – but have you considered the psychological impact of never going to work again? It’s harder to adjust than you might think, writes …
# ageing - Wednesday 27 March, 2013
A series of papers on Europe was launched by the Lancent Medical Journal this week. It also found a growing disparity between male life expectancy in eastern and western Europe.
# ageing - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
Older people are more likely to spend more nights in hospital and to visit the GP, a TILDA study found.
# ageing - Friday 23 November, 2012
Older adults rely more on holistic cues, such as word shape, when reading.
# ageing - Saturday 8 September, 2012
The US photographer has taken a photo a day of himself for the last twelve and a half years.
# ageing - Thursday 9 August, 2012
Our society has become used to regarding older people as a drain, writes Peter Kavanagh. But in these times, everyone has to pitch in.
# ageing - Tuesday 15 May, 2012
Almost one-third of EU citizens will be aged 65 or over by 2060, says EU report.
# ageing - Sunday 6 May, 2012
Projects challenges assumptions about body art and older people as part of Bealtaine creativity and ageing festival.
# ageing - Tuesday 3 April, 2012
The number of people aged over 60 will outnumber those aged under five for the first time over the next few years.
# ageing - Sunday 19 February, 2012
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# ageing - Thursday 16 February, 2012
Flies fed curcumin lived 75 per cent longer than those not fed the chemical.
# ageing - Sunday 11 December, 2011
The business of ageing is often framed in terms of the financial or physical wellbeing of ‘old’ people – Dominic Campbell says it’s a mistake to lump our seniors into these categories alone.
# ageing - Saturday 1 October, 2011
On this, the UN International Day of Older Persons, Alone’s CEO Seán Moynihan writes that while some people can have a wonderfully active older age, we must care for those facing isolation, depression and disability.
# ageing - Friday 23 September, 2011
The legendary GAA commentator joins Mary O’Rourke and Giovanni Trappatoni as some of Ireland’s most popular older people.
# ageing - Monday 19 September, 2011
# ageing - Sunday 4 September, 2011
Photographer Garvan Gallagher explores how the fashion industry abandons older people – and presents a photographic project in which his subjects engage with their reflection and break the barriers surrounding ageing.
# ageing - Thursday 4 August, 2011
Barack Obama turns 50 today – and is beginning to show his age as the world’s most stressful job catches up with him.
# ageing - Monday 9 May, 2011
Poorer and less-educated over-50s have the highest levels of obesity, according to the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing.
Significant indications of undetected illnesses among people aged 50 and over who participated in a TCD study on ageing in Ireland.
# ageing - Wednesday 1 December, 2010
Harvard scientists who have reversed the ageing process for mice believe they may be able to do the same for humans.