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.
New research funded by Audley and care group Bupa on the wellbeing of residents of retirement communities run by Audley and Anchor Trust suggests that residents experience only half the levels of loneliness reported by older people living independently elsewhere. The research by ageing population think tank ILC-UK claims they have a higher quality of life and feel more in control of things.
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.
Sustainable Older Society 2020 is a major new programme of work led by ILC-UK which will raise awareness of the need to adapt our economy and society to the big strategic challenges posed by an ageing population.
SOS 2020 will outline the specific policy measures needed to achieve this goal. It will illuminate the issues that face us and develop fully considered and costed solutions that will act as a “call to action” to policy-makers and politicians. Read more here.
The International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) is now recruiting for a research fellow. This is a great opportunity for someone who has a genuine interest in the societal consequences of population ageing; an engaging writing style that can stimulate policy-makers; and an enquiring mind-set that can challenge the misconceptions around population ageing and older people. The closing date for applications is 23:00 on the 10 September 2014. Read more here.