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.
The fifth Director of Public Health Annual Report for Northern Ireland, launched on 16 June 2014, celebrates diversity in the population. The report recognises the opportunities and challenges posed by population diversity and highlights some of the key programmes introduced to meet these needs.
This edition of the CARDI “Focus on . . .” series examines the attitudes of older voters and the European manifestoes of the main political parties to see what issues relevant to ageing are covered.Read the publication here.
Older people in Ireland cannot take their access to basic human rights for granted. In 2015, the Government’s performance under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will be examined by the UN. This is a chance for older people to highlight concerns about deficits in rights and entitlements. Read more here.
The Office of the First and deputy First Minister is seeking your views on the consultation document “Active Ageing Strategy 2014-2020”. The purpose of the strategy is to transform attitudes to and services for older people. It will help provide direction for Departmental Policies, make connections between Strategies and ultimately lead to the improvement of services to older people. Please see pdf below for details about consultation events taking place from 28 Apri l- 16 May.
Ageing, Anti Ageing & Ageism: Constructions and Politics of Being Old in Europe 2014 Mid-term conference of the Research Network on Ageing in Europe European Sociological Association (ESA) Carinthia University of Applied Science, Klagenfurt, Austria, 18-20 September 2014