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# ageing population

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Population of Ireland aged 65 and over projected to double by 2051
China is now allowing couples to have three children - state media
A 10% increase in nursing home places would reduce hospital stays by 19,000 days
Irish people are living longer and the birth rate is falling
'We are facing into a cancer epidemic': More people are surviving, but diagnoses continue to rise
Left to die at the side of a road - south east Asian country's ageing population leads to humanitarian crisis
Column: 'There's nothing for me in Kerry, no job to move home for'
Lorraine Courtney
The Citizens' Assembly is back this weekend - this time they're dealing with the issue of ageing
There'll be a million over-65s in Ireland by 2031 - experts say we need a plan
What has it really been like for older people during austerity?
Kieran Walsh
Our ageing population 'risks a poor quality of life' unless action is taken now
Dementia in those with Down syndrome now twice as likely
Opinion: We have made no preparations for our ageing population
Tadhg Daly
'No questions about it, the Free Travel pass is safe'
More blood donations needed to meet demand of ageing populations