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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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9th September 2015
The Wave 2 data from TILDA are now available from the Irish Social Science Data Archive at UCD: https://www.ucd.ie/issda/data/tilda/
An updated version of the Wave 1 data is also available from ISSDA, along with new release notes for each wave.
You can now also find the study documents to accompany the TILDA waves. Please click here for the links to download them.
21st September 2015
21st September 2015
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:
25th August 2015, The Ready for Ageing Alliance
The Ready for Ageing Alliance has published a report called 'The myth of the baby boomer' which highlights that among the baby boomer population there is significantly more diversity than is often recognised. It also challenges assumptions being made about the group of our population often described as "boomers". Read more here.
25th August 2015
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.
27th July 2015, International Longevity Centre UK
This report, a collaboration between the International Longevity Centre-UK, the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the University of Cambridge’s Engineering Design Centre, highlights the vital role of good design, technology and innovation in planning for ageing populations.