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# Older People

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'I feel more secure': How HomeShare has been bringing the old and young together
'Isn’t there something awful about society, that so many people are praying for a house?'
Status Orange snow-ice warning issued for seven counties as temperatures set to plunge to -7
Living alone in old age: 'When my wife died, I discovered I didn't have close friends. It's lonely'
Vincent Browne: '60,000 old people have hardly any visits from friends or family. It's awful'
Growing old in Ireland: 'If you want support, you're going to have to pay for it'
'I was told it'd only be for four weeks': Ireland's older people describe life in a nursing home
Kerry nursing home told its system for residents' cash is 'not secure'
Older person's care centre set to close today over fire safety fears
'They simply can't afford it': Older people being priced out of nursing homes
Older people overpaying €1,000 for health insurance as they're 'afraid to switch plan'
How tiny woolly hats are making a difference in the lives of older people
Older people ending up in hospital due to inappropriate prescriptions
'Retirement should be an option' - plan to abolish retirement age welcomed
Most older people are having sex on a regular basis
Older people in Ireland are getting lovely Christmas cards made by Thai kids and their Irish teacher
End-of-life care plans at Galway nursing home left blank
Have an elderly neighbour? Check in on them
'I didn't want to be any bother': Older people urged to ask for help this Christmas
Poll: Should mandatory retirement be abolished?
There'll be a million over-65s in Ireland by 2031 - experts say we need a plan
It might be great weather outside, but there are a few things to worry about
Families 'very upset' as residents of nursing home to be removed over safety concerns
Social workers 'waiting for people to die' to get elderly clients the care they need
What about this idea? - Caring for older people to pay for your own future care
Going out tonight? People with busy social lives are more likely to stay healthy into old age
Older people moving to smaller houses might help housing crisis
Gerry Adams is hopeful he'll be Taoiseach for the Easter Rising centenary
Traffic lights are changing too quickly for a lot of old people
'I don’t feel safe in my home after it was burgled and fear constantly hangs over me'
Pat Kelly
17 times older people were the best thing on Facebook
Elderly woman loses her home after letting her son move in after marriage breakdown
What has it really been like for older people during austerity?
Kieran Walsh
Let these Irish pensioners teach you everything about love
Poll: Do you agree that the State pension should be cut?
Six homeless people just got the keys to their new houses
Our ageing population 'risks a poor quality of life' unless action is taken now
The waiting list for nursing home money is getting even longer
Nursing home waiting lists are 'spiralling out of control'
Opinion: You’re never too old to talk – so don't overlook older people's mental health
Shane Kelly