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As of the 24 September 2015 The Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) became the Ageing Research and Development Division within the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH).
This website will remain online but will no longer be updated. To keep up to date with our work please visit the Division of Ageing Research and Development section of the IPH website.
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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.
15th June 2015
News Medical. Net
3rd June 2015
31st March 2015
New York Times
11th February 2015, Frontiers in Psychology
It is the common perception that brain becomes older with age and our memory remains not so much sharp as in the early days of our life. But a new study suggests that taking the aid of meditation could be very helpful in preventing brain ageing.
10th February 2015
21st January 2015, European Commission
How well prepared is Europe to meet the needs of its ageing population? Through Horizon 2020, EU research and innovation aim to ensure that we are equipped to tackle the many challenges that an ageing Europe presents. For example, by developing new technologies like patient-focused apps or robots that can monitor and assist us at home, we can help to keep older people active and independent for longer.
10th November 2014
Age Platform Europe
4th November 2014
29th October 2014
Health Research Board