Older People

Changes ahead - a letter from the Co-Chairs of CARDI

Care of vulnerable people 'put in danger'

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BBC News

Demographic and health profile of older adults utilising public health nursing services in Ireland

8th September 2015, The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA)

A new report by The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) on older people’s use of public health nursing services in Ireland was launched today by Dr. Catriona Murphy of TILDA at the annual general meeting of the Institute of Community Health Nursing. The report examines the demographic and health profile of those utilising Public Health Nursing services and their satisfaction with the service. The study was commissioned by the Institute of Community Health Nursing (ICHN).

Key findings include:

Older People Getting Smarter, But Not Fitter: Study

News Source: 

Newsmax Health

Older people warned over alcohol consumption

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BBC News

Engaging older people in sports and physical activity

17th August 2015, Council on Ageing (Australia)

Engaging older people in sport and physical activity is the focus of a new resource targeting sporting, recreation and fitness clubs to help them reach out and involve seniors.

Produced by COTA Victoria and funded by Sport and Recreation Victoria, the resource aims to connect older people as participants, volunteers and spectators in sport and leisure programs.  Read more here.

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