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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# over 65s

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# Your Say
Poll: Should over-65s get hotel or food voucher after they receive Covid-19 vaccine?
A Fianna Fáil TD is calling for this.
# over 65s
Germany joins AstraZeneca in rejecting 'completely incorrect' reports on Covid vaccine efficacy in elderly
Two German newspaper reports cast doubt on the effectiveness of the Oxford vaccine among older age groups.
# nphet
Health officials concerned by infection rate in over-65s
The rate of infection in nursing homes and among over-65s is a concern despite the overall decrease in new cases.
# Medication
Benzodiazepine use in Irish over 65s is higher than international average
Benzodiazepine medicine use in women over 65 years is 40% higher than in men, finds a new report.
# Concern
Alcohol abuse among over 50s has increased since the financial crisis
A new study from Trinity College Dublin also shows high levels of cardiovascular disease, arthritis and obesity.
# CSO
Weekly income for elderly people drops 6 per cent - CSO
The average weekly income fell to €403.23 in 2010 compared with €428.86 the previous year.