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# Older People

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Robbers burst into home of elderly couple armed with screwdrivers and iron bars
You're better off being old in the US, Norway or France than you are in Ireland
One in five older Irish people live in deprivation
"My nieces and nephews are demanding their inheritance now"
Prescription charges bring in €120m but hurt 'most vulnerable in society'
Opinion: Dublin is a great place to live, but not necessarily when you're old
Hugh O'Connor
Elderly people 'left languishing' on nursing home waiting list
Opinion: Ageism is far too prevalent, we need a cultural shift in how older people are perceived
Lianne Murphy
Calls for urgent meeting with Varadkar after serious failings at Mayo care home
Opinion: Older people and Gaeilgeoirí are right to be indignant – this Cabinet doesn't care about them
Peter Kavanagh
14% of older Irish people prescribed 'inappropriate' drugs
Kathleen Lynch says she still has responsibility for older people
Opinion: Would you know if an older relative, friend or neighbour was being abused?
Eamon Timmins
The income gap between older people is widening
Less than half of those in their 60s do over 2.5 hours of exercise per week
Opinion: After seeing what my dad has gone through, I'm convinced we need an Ombudsman for the Elderly
Claire Micks
These Irish artists prove that age is never a barrier to creating art
This charming robot helps older people stay in their own homes
This badass granny is the new queen of Twitter
An ageing population and lack of housing could cause headaches for the government
Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI
New project to help older people stay living in their homes
Association uses new funding approach to redevelop homes for older people
'Not enough nursing home beds to meet demand and it's only going to get worse'
Older generation feeling 'harsh impact' of emigration, says helpline
‘Lay off older people’: Elderly grant cuts slammed as ‘sneaky’ and ‘mind-boggling’
More partners, but less frequent sex: Large-scale study shines a light on Britain's bedrooms
Charity warns ESB strike would 'hurt most vulnerable'
'Grants for the elderly have been cut to the bone by this government'
Pensioners urged to turn out for Dáil rally against Budget cuts
Column: Is loneliness in old age inevitable? Not in a caring society.
Anne Dempsey
Ireland is the 12th best place in the world in which to grow old
Column: I hope I hold on to my health – I don’t think I can afford to get sick
Peadar Ó Caomhánaigh
Older people in poverty 'picking between eating and heating'
Warning that gas price hike could cause hardship for elderly
Dublin nursing home to create 110 jobs
The guide to selfies, as illustrated by grandads
Why getting older is secretly the greatest thing ever
Call for vigilance as elder abuse in Ireland on the increase