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# Age Action

Last year
2023
Analysis: Older people are vulnerable to poverty - more should have been done for them
GAA Go creating 'invisible barrier' for older fans, says Age Action
GAA Go creating 'invisible barrier' for older fans, says Age Action
Changes allowing nursing home residents to keep rent could see older people 'forced to move out'
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Call for all social welfare payments to be increased by €20 as older people 'turn off heating'
Pension age to remain at 66 under new proposals to be announced next month
Concern raised for vulnerable older people after Bank of Ireland closes 88 branches
NPHET to consider guidance for people who live alone during 'no visitor' restrictions
'Offer a lift': Calls for people to mind their older neighbours as storm due on voting day
'It will get worse': 'Embarrassed' over-65s forced to sign on the dole
Age Action calls for €9 weekly rise in old age pension
'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'
Growing old in Ireland: 'If you want support, you're going to have to pay for it'
Business people, farmers and older people forced to travel to other towns as banks go cashless
'They simply can't afford it': Older people being priced out of nursing homes
How tiny woolly hats are making a difference in the lives of older people
Women are being 'penalised for working' since changes were brought in to the State Pension
Home care: The way we care for the elderly could be about to change
Older people in Ireland are getting lovely Christmas cards made by Thai kids and their Irish teacher
Poll: Should mandatory retirement be abolished?
Mandatory retirement has lead to more 65-year-olds on the dole than at any other age
'Utterly heartbreaking': Community shocked by death of two elderly brothers
'I'm 78 and still outrun 18-year-olds in the park'
Vast majority of elderly abuse is carried out by a close friend or family member
The number of young people with pensions has fallen dramatically since the recession
'There should be national outrage': 20% rise in reports of abuse in elderly care homes
Irish pensioners made to choose between heat and food need extra €5 a week
'I used to feel like crying but to get a window you can see out properly, it's like winning the Lotto'
A white-gold wedding ring was dropped into a charity bag by accident
Pensioners are now having to 'choose between food and fuel and medication'
Poll: Do you keep an eye on your elderly neighbours?
A 103-year old man has challenged Usain Bolt to a 100m race
Dublin's dual stars need to 'decide at 16' which code they want to play
Some older people are being forced to choose between food, fuel and medication
"Absolutely none": Changes to Free Travel Pass are off the table, says Burton
"Hands off": Older voters send warning to Government on Free Travel Pass
Public asked to look out for elderly people as temperatures soar
Opinion: Would you know if an older relative, friend or neighbour was being abused?
'You can turn off the tap' - Enda Kenny's advice on conserving water
Age Action welcomes campus smoking ban exemption for some nursing homes