Publications

A selection of the latest ageing research publications can be accessed here. CARDI publications are highlighted by the CARDI icon to the right of each title. You can suggest additional publications you would like to see listed here.

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The myth of the baby boomer

25th August 2015, The Ready for Ageing Alliance

The Ready for Ageing Alliance has published a report called 'The myth of the baby boomer' which highlights that among the baby boomer population there is significantly more diversity than is often recognised. It also challenges assumptions being made about the group of our population often described as "boomers". Read more here.

Engaging older people in sports and physical activity

17th August 2015, Council on Ageing (Australia)

Engaging older people in sport and physical activity is the focus of a new resource targeting sporting, recreation and fitness clubs to help them reach out and involve seniors.

Produced by COTA Victoria and funded by Sport and Recreation Victoria, the resource aims to connect older people as participants, volunteers and spectators in sport and leisure programs.  Read more here.

CARDI Focus on... the health of older women in employment

CARDI Involvement

17th August 2015, CARDI

The age of qualification for state pensions is increasing in both the Republic of Ireland (ROI) and Northern Ireland (NI). The aim of the policy change is to create a sustainable state pension system given the rise in life expectancy.  However, it is important that policymakers fully understand and take account of the health impact of introducing longer working lives especially for those in caring roles.

CARDI Leadership Programme in Ageing Research 2015

CARDI Involvement

11th August 2015, CARDI

The CARDI Leadership Programme into Ageing Research funds and supports a new generation of leaders in ageing research in Ireland, North and South.

The programme is funded by the Health and Social Care Research and Development Division Northern Ireland and The Atlantic Philanthropies.

The third call in the programme was launched in late 2014 and was a joint venture with the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) with two of the four fellowships being funded under the Beeson Career Development Awards in Ageing Research.

Older hospital patients face "widespread and systematic" pattern of poor care

27th July 2015, London School of Economics

Older hospital patients in England face a “widespread and systematic” pattern of inadequate care. An estimated one million people in later life are affected by poor or inconsistent standards of dignity or help with eating in hospitals, according to a detailed statistical analysis of inpatient experience data in NHS hospitals in England.

Opportunity Knocks: Designing Solutions for an Ageing Society

27th July 2015, International Longevity Centre UK

This report, a collaboration between the International Longevity Centre-UK, the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the University of Cambridge’s Engineering Design Centre, highlights the vital role of good design, technology and innovation in planning for ageing populations.

The Gateway to Global Aging Data

27th July 2015, The Program on Global Aging, Health, and Policy at the Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)

The Gateway to Global Aging Data is a platform for population survey data on aging around the world.  This site offers a digital library of survey questions, a search engine for finding comparable questions across surveys, and identically defined variables for cross-country analysis. Learn more here.

‘Will Grandad Remember Me’: dementia educational and awareness programme

27th July 2015, Dementia Services Information and Development Centre

‘Will Grandad Remember Me’ is a dementia educational and awareness programme developed by the Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC).  The aim of the programme is to increase awareness among secondary school students about ageing and dementia and to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of Alzheimer's disease and of the risk factors for dementia, especially lifestyle risk factors such as smoking, alcohol, and obesity. Read more here.

Homicidal ideation in family carers of people with dementia

27th July 2015, Griffith University’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland

Family carers having homicidal thoughts about their loved one with dementia is a “real and significant phenomenon” according to researchers at Griffith University’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland, which reaffirms the profound pressures facing carers. Seven themes were identified in the study – active thoughts of homicide; understanding homicidal thoughts in others; passive thoughts of death; euthanasia; homicidal thoughts in other caregiving situations; abuse; and disclosing thoughts of harm.

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