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# ageing-population - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

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.

# ageing-population - Thursday 27 December, 2018

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 17,732 Views 51 Comments

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

# ageing-population - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

'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 43,915 Views 20 Comments

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

# ageing-population - Sunday 6 August, 2017

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.

# ageing-population - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

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 34,804 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.

# ageing-population - Saturday 10 June, 2017

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.

# ageing-population - Monday 5 September, 2016

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.

# ageing-population - Monday 4 May, 2015

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 42 Comments

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

# ageing-population - Thursday 6 November, 2014

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.

# ageing-population - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

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

# ageing-population - Sunday 20 July, 2014

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 684 Views 16 Comments

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

# ageing-population - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

'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.

# ageing-population - Friday 24 May, 2013

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.