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Sporting celebration for Limerick’s older people

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Limerick Post
MaxNetAging Research School

MaxNetAging Research School: Fellowships

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MaxNetAging Research School
Walking to age well

Daily walk could delay disability in older people

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Irish Health

Caloric restriction and intermittent fasting: Two potential diets for successful brain aging

27th May 2014, Elsevier via Science Direct

The vulnerability of the nervous system to advancing age is all too often manifest in neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.

In this review article scientists describe evidence suggesting that two dietary interventions, caloric restriction (CR) and intermittent fasting (IF), can prolong the health-span of the nervous system. 

Past, present and future of mature age labour force participation in Australia

8th May 2014, National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre

The past 30 years have seen a significant increase in the participation of mature age people in the Australian labour force, with a significant increase among mature age women in particular, new research shows.

The report, Past, present and future of mature age labour force participation in Australia from the National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre showed that 77 per cent of females aged 50–54 years were in the labour force in 2012, compared with 44 per cent in 1982.

At TED2013, Jared Diamond shares some of his research on how different societies treat the elderly. Photo: James Duncan Davidson

New health study aims to boost wellbeing of over 65s

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Irish Independent
Expert in dementia 'dignity' plea

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