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# Elderly

All time
Warning that gas price hike could cause hardship for elderly
Most perpetrators of elder abuse are sons and daughters
Plans to means-test care are 'an attack on elderly and disabled'
Just 18 companies will now run the rural transport scheme
HSE: Older people, children and manual workers risk 'serious harm' in heatwave
China passes law 'forcing' children to visit their parents
Column: We need to make our society and cities age-friendly
Michael Hodin
Nursing home owners to start knocking on politicians' doors over 'crisis in care'
Column: Without planning the dream of retirement can turn into a nightmare
Peadar Ó Caomhánaigh
Call into elderly during cold snap, says ALONE
Age Action urges public to remember elderly during cold snap
Man due in court over aggravated burglary in Tullamore
Column: Healy-Rae’s drink-driving vote is insulting to people who’ve lost loved ones
Christina Donnelly
Garda Commissioner tells Shatter: priority that people behind Donegal attacks brought to justice
Older people ‘living in fear’ over reduced garda presence in their communities
Cut in elderly alarm scheme reversed
Cut in elderly alarm scheme criticised as "penny-wise and pound-foolish"
Elderly woman dies in Wicklow house fire
96-year-old woman attacked in aggravated burglary in Donegal
Nearly half of Irish adults worry about elderly relatives during winter - survey
Column: Look in on older neighbours over the holidays. It’s important.
Seán Moynihan
Poll: Do you check in with older neighbours at Christmas?
Generic meds switch for elderly could save taxpayers up to €152 million
Councillor urges people to check on elderly neighbours after death of man in Dublin
Report: Over half of nursing home staff have seen residents neglected
World's oldest person dies in US aged 116
Column: Medical cards are a hot issue – but the Government shouldn’t shy away
Eoin Lynch
Active Retirement Ireland urges government to protect free travel in budget
Burglar woke up elderly woman to steal her jewellery
13 per cent of population have a disability - CSO
Elderly man tied up in violent burglary
Documentary sheds light on Teresa Treacy's fight for her trees
Video games could help prevent older people from falling
Elderly couple grew enormous cannabis plant… by mistake
Marked increase in calls from older people to helpline
ALONE: "Grave concerns" about issues at private nursing homes
Google offers free classes for over 50s to tackle low internet usage
Home care firm to create 510 jobs in nationwide expansion
Calls to Senior Helpline increase by 50 per cent
Charity for older people celebrates 35 years of service