As of the 24 September 2015 The Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) became the Ageing Research and Development Division within the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH).
This website will remain online but will no longer be updated. To keep up to date with our work please visit the Division of Ageing Research and Development section of the IPH website.
Limerick people will be joining 300 older people from seventeen counties who will celebrate sport as part of Age and Opportunity’s annual Go for Life Games this Saturday, June 7 at Dublin City University. Read more here.
Older adults could enhance the quality of their lives and delay their risk of developing major disabilities by simply going for a 20-minute walk every day, according to The Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE) Study (US).
Mobility is the ability to walk unaided. Reduced mobility becomes more common as we age and is a risk factor for illness, disability, hospitalisation and in some cases, death. Read more here.
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.
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 world’s population is getting older. Across the globe, people are living longer thanks to improvements in healthcare, nutrition and technology. This population shift brings with it incredible possibilities, but also a new set of challenges. How do we care for our elderly? In this TED talk, US science writer, Jared Diamond looks at the contrasting attitudes to ageing and ageing policy across the world.