CARDI Focus on... the health of older women in employment

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  • Northern Ireland
  • Republic of Ireland

17th August 2015, CARDI

Conor Breen

The age of qualification for state pensions is increasing in both the Republic of Ireland (ROI) and Northern Ireland (NI). The aim of the policy change is to create a sustainable state pension system given the rise in life expectancy.  However, it is important that policymakers fully understand and take account of the health impact of introducing longer working lives especially for those in caring roles. This edition of the CARDI “Focus on” series looks at older women in employment>>