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.
The Irish part of the European Study Actifcare (Access to Timely Formal Care) would like to speak to people with dementia living at home and their families. If you would like to take part in this study please contact Dr Louise Hopper on 00 353 (0) 1 700 8540 or email@example.com for further details. Read more here.
A new report from the US-based Pew Research Center compares the way families in the U.S., Germany and Italy are coping as the ageing population is growing. Based on interviews with at least 1,500 adults ages 18 and older in each country, the survey also finds that many families are facing the dual challenge of caring for ageing parents while also supporting adult children.
We need to tackle age discrimination and recognise the valuable contribution of older people, writes Bette Browne in the Irish Examiner. Grandparents can take heart in the growing clout of one the world’s most powerful clubs — that of global grandparents who run economies, captain industries and wield political power across the world from Ireland to Iceland.