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A 10% increase in nursing home places would reduce hospital stays by 19,000 days
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A 10% increase in nursing home places would reduce hospital stays by 19,000 days

Sep 18th 2019, 6:10 AM 6,006 Views 7 Comments

An ERSI report says that a 10% increase in the supply of home would increase hospital bed availability dramatically.

Irish people are living longer and the birth rate is falling
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Irish people are living longer and the birth rate is falling

Dec 27th 2018, 11:28 AM 17,733 Views 51 Comments

A new report looks into several areas of both the health of the nation and health services in general.

'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise
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'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise

Nov 7th 2017, 6:30 AM 43,917 Views 20 Comments

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both women and men.

Left to die at the side of a road - south east Asian country's ageing population leads to humanitarian crisis
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Left to die at the side of a road - south east Asian country's ageing population leads to humanitarian crisis

Aug 6th 2017, 8:45 AM 19,218 Views 12 Comments

Years of domestic turmoil and a health system in tatters has seen Myanmar abandoning its elderly to their fate.

Column: 'There's nothing for me in Kerry, no job to move home for'
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Column: 'There's nothing for me in Kerry, no job to move home for'

Jul 19th 2017, 6:35 AM 34,823 Views 129 Comments

But living and working in Dublin comes at the price of feeling that I’m causing rural Ireland’s problems, writes Lorraine Courtney.

The Citizens' Assembly is back this weekend - this time they're dealing with the issue of ageing
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The Citizens' Assembly is back this weekend - this time they're dealing with the issue of ageing

Jun 10th 2017, 7:15 AM 6,069 Views 19 Comments

The Assembly recently delivered its final report and recommendations on the Eight Amendment.

There'll be a million over-65s in Ireland by 2031 - experts say we need a plan
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There'll be a million over-65s in Ireland by 2031 - experts say we need a plan

Sep 5th 2016, 6:00 AM 12,285 Views 20 Comments

Social Justice Ireland said it is seriously concerned that adequate funding is not being provided to address the ageing of the population.

What has it really been like for older people during austerity?
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What has it really been like for older people during austerity?

May 4th 2015, 6:00 PM 455 Views 44 Comments

The magnitude of the impact of the recession on older people is as diverse as the ageing population itself.

Our ageing population 'risks a poor quality of life' unless action is taken now
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Our ageing population 'risks a poor quality of life' unless action is taken now

Nov 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,983 Views 5 Comments

A major new study has warned that urgent reform is needed.

Dementia in those with Down syndrome now twice as likely
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Dementia in those with Down syndrome now twice as likely

Sep 30th 2014, 1:56 PM 6,634 Views 5 Comments

A first of its kind report in the world shows that those with an intellectual disability are less likely to suffer from a heart attack

Opinion: We have made no preparations for our ageing population
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Opinion: We have made no preparations for our ageing population

Jul 20th 2014, 8:30 AM 685 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s population is growing older and living longer – and the reality is we are not prepared for the fallout.

'No questions about it, the Free Travel pass is safe'
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'No questions about it, the Free Travel pass is safe'

Jul 8th 2014, 9:43 PM 11,581 Views 42 Comments

However, a review is taking place, something which Joan Burton makes “no apology” about it.

More blood donations needed to meet demand of ageing populations
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More blood donations needed to meet demand of ageing populations

May 24th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,485 Views 56 Comments

A study shows that more blood donors will be needed in the future to cater for the ‘grey tsunami of ageing populations’ and the complex surgeries they will be getting.